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VOYAGES, VOYAGES:
voyages, voyages: "northen tunisia"
tunisia
a film by  PIERRE YVES MOULIN documentary 42'
in Tunisian with French voice-over - subtitled in French / English version - beta num pal 4/3 mono / beta sp pal 4/3 mono - photography: all rights reserved
A trip through northern Tunisia, between Hamamet and Cape White, in the heart of autumn. The hotels are empty, but the days are still warm and inviting. This is a travel sketchbook, drawn page by page as the jouney continues and new situations are encountered, revealing little by little the hidden faces of the country. In Tunis, in Raf-Raf, a small fishing village, or again in Hamamet, a tourist mecca, the camera focuses on little snatches of everyday
life: a snack bar selling a traditional Tunisian soup, a moped repairman, young students singing, the official radio station praising the merits of the President, etc. The camera's eye is sometimes sharp and critical, often full of tenderness for a country which deserves more than the image it is making for itself to attract the tourist. The exotic evaporates in contact with everyday events, leaving the way for real discovery.
author-director PIERRE YVES MOULIN - producer JACQUES BIDOU - productions JBA PRODUCTION, LA SEPT ARTE - image PIERRE YVES MOULIN - sound PIERRE YVES MOULIN - year of production 1999
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