Beauty and the dogs

15 yrs 100 minutes 2017 7.1

When Mariam leaves a party, the mysterious Youssef leaves with her. They have just met, and Mariam does not know that this night will be very long. She will be forced to fight for her rights and dignity. But how can justice ever be skipped when its representative stands for the crime? In Kulturarbetaren Kajsa Olsson writes that; “Beauty and the dogs is a reality-based depiction of how patriarchal structures and corruption break up democracy. But it is also a strong story of the people who dare to challenge the power structures." The director, Kaouther Ben Hania was nominated in the category for young talent, innovative and bold works at Cannes Film Festival 2017.

The film is not playable outside of Sweden
Category: Feature film
Genre: Crime, drama, thriller
Director: Kaouther Ben Hania
Actor: Mariam Al Ferjani, Ghanem Zrelli, Noomen Hamda
Country: France, Sweden, Tunisia
Language: French, Arabic