As I Open My Eyes  [2015]
A Peine J'ouvre Les Yeux
DirectorLeyla Bouzid
CastMontassar Ayari, Ghalia Benali, Lassaad Jamoussi, Baya Medhaffer, Aymen Omrani
Set on the eve of the Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution, the first feature from director Leyla Bouzid follows an up-and-coming underground band as they are pulled in all directions by creative energy, authoritarian oppression, and rebellion.
Tunis, summer 2010, a few months before the Revolution. Eighteen-year-old Farah is at a crossroads: to fulfill her mother’s wish and enroll in medical school or follow her passion for music. She has joined a subversive rock band, “Joujma”. As it becomes more and more visible, she does not suspect the danger of a regime that watches and infiltrates her privacy
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“AS I OPEN MY EYES” (2015 feature film directed by Leyla Bouzid)
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Runtime1:42 (102min)
LanguageArabic, French
CountryBelgium, France, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates
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