Brotherhood – 2018 – Arabic

Brotherhood – 2018 – Arabic – Drama

Brotherhood – 2018 – Arabic

Film directed in 2018 by Meryam Joobeur, and starring Salha Nasraoui, Mohammed Houcine Grayaa, Malek Mechergui, Chaker Mechergui, Rayene Mechergui, Jasmin Yazid…

Synopsis: Mohamed is deeply shaken and suspicious when his estranged eldest son Malek returns home from Syria to rural Tunisia with a mysterious young wife in tow. The emotional complexities of a family reunion and past wounds lead to tragic consequences.

Review: Visually beautiful and emotionally complex. Both topical and timeless: confronting complex contemporary issues, like religious extremism, with the tried and true spirit of a Greek tragedy.

Brotherhood is beautifully shot, with moments of pure poetry woven in amid its admirably restrained performances.

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