DEAR SON

Riadh and Nazli are a quiet, peace-loving middle class couple in Tunis, nearing retirement age. Their lives revolve around their only son Sami, who is preparing for his high school final exams and planning for his future. But Sami is suffering from repeated and mysterious migraine attacks, a source of much worry to his parents. Just when Sami finally seems to be getting better, he suddenly disappears, leaving behind a terse note that he has gone to Syria. Filled with dread, Riadh desperately attempts to trace his son’s footsteps and reach him before he makes an irreversible decision. Dear Son is a carefully crafted, honest and emotionally impactful drama about father's love, and the life-long balancing act between letting go and protective sheltering.

  • Mohamed Dhrif, Mouna Mejri, Zakaria Ben Ayed, Imen Chérif, Taylan Mintas, Tarik Copti
  • Mohamed Ben Attia
  • Mohamed Ben Attia
  • 104 minutes
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