2014 Edition

The Professor

The Professor

Section: Freedom Films

Country: Tunisia

Production Year: 2012

Runtime: 92 Minutes

Director: Mahmoud Ben Mahmoud

Screenwriter: Mahmoud Ben Mahmoud

Cinematographer: Ali Ben Abdallah

Editor: Dina Farouk

Music Composer: Michel Portal

Cast: Ahmed Hafiane, Azeiz Ramzi, Sondos Belhassen, Mlika Lobna, Dziri Lotfi, Jamoussi Lassaad

Print Source: mbm.257@gmx.fr

Synopsis: In Tunis of the 1970s, law professor Khalil Kalsaoui is asked by the ruling party to defend it at the country’s brand-new Human Rights League in a period of tension between the Tunisian government and the syndicates. Meanwhile, he hears that Houda, one of his students with whom he is having an affair, has been arrested in the south of the country along with two Italian journalists.