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Asfar al-sath [videorecording] = Halfaouine : the rooftop hopper / Amorces diffusion presente ; Ahmed Attia, Hassen Daldoul and Eliane Stutterheim present ; a Cine Tele Films, France Media and Scarabee Films production ; with RTT, La Sept and WDR ; story and scenario, Ferid Boughedir ; adapted by Maryse Léon Garcia ; co-adaptor, Nouri Bouzid ; dialogue, Taoufik Jebali ; directed by Ferid Boughedir.

Other Title:
Halfaouine, the rooftop hopper [videorecording]
Title on container and DVD label: Halfouine, boy of the terraces [videorecording]
IMDb lists transliterated Arabic title as: Asfour stah [videorecording]
Edition:
Letterboxed.
Publication:
New York, NY : Kino International, c2003.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Boys -- Sexual behavior -- Drama.
Baths, Turkish -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Coming-of-age films.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Motion pictures, Tunisian.
Motion pictures, French.
Language:
In Arabic; optional English or Spanish subtitles.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, Region 1.
Summary:
"Noura ... is an inquisitive thirteen-year-old whose eyes are opened to his own sexual desires when he visits the local Turkish bathhouse with his mother. Gazing upon the spectacular array of unclothed women and girls, Noura begins to experience his first pangs of longing. But just as Noura is awakening to the pleasures of the fair sex, he risks being wrestled from their tender, affectionate companionship and being thrust into the callow and rigid company of men."--Container.
Participant:
Salam Boughedir, Mohamed Driss, Mustafa Adueni, Rabia Ben Abdallah, Fatma Ben Saidane, Hélène Catazaras, Fathi Al Hadawi, Abdel Hamid Kayass, Zehira Ben Anmar, Ayssa Harrath.
Credits:
Director of photography, George Barsky; editor, Moufida Tlatli; music, Anouar Braham.
Notes:
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1990.
Special features: "Camera arabe" (1987, 62 min., a feature-length documentary on the history of Arab cinema, directed by Ferid Boughedir (w/English subtitles); stills gallery.
Aspect ratio 1.85:1, enhanced for 16 x 9 TVs.
Contributor:
Boughedir, Ferid, 1944- , Screenwriter, Director
ʻAṭīyah, Aḥmad Bahāʼ al-Dīn. , Producer
Daldoul, Hassen. , Producer
Stutterheim, Eliane. , Producer
Léon-Garcia, Maryse. , Screenwriter
Bouzid, Nouri. , Screenwriter
Jibālī, Tawfīq. , Screenwriter
Boughedir, Selim. , Actor
Driss, Mohamed, 1944- , Actor
Adueni, Mustafa. , Actor
Ben-Abdallah, Rabiaa. , Actor
Braham, Anouar. , Composer
Amorces (Firm) , Producer
Cinétéléfilms (Firm) , Producer
Scarabée Films. , Producer
RTT (Firm) , Producer
SEPT (Television station : France) , Producer
Westdeutscher Rundfunk. , Producer
Kino International Corporation. , Distributor
OCLC:
54347296
Publisher Number:
738329030926
K309 Kino International
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