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.