Railway Men

  • Erige Sehiri
  • Tunesië, Zwitserland, Frankrijk, Qatar
  • 2018
  • 73 min
  • Internationale Première
  • Frontlight
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Line no 1 is dubbed THE NORMAL WAY by the Tunisian rail workers because it is the only one built respecting the international standards. Ironically, it is also the most neglected and rundown. Accidents happens all the time putting both passengers’ and workers’ lives at stake. Driving the old locomotives, Ahmed, Afef, Issam, Abee and Najib are the protagonists and the witnesses of a difficult transformation process that from the Tunisian railways invests the whole of Tunisian post-revolutionary society. Tackling incompetence and corruption, the film celebrates dignity, hope and resilience.

Credits

Regisseur
Erige Sehiri
Production
Dora Bouchoucha namens Nomadis Images, Palmyre Badinier namens Akka Films
Co-production
Nomadis Images, Les Films de Zayna, Al Jazeera Documentary Channel
Involved TV Channel
Al Jazeera Documentary Channel

Contact

World Sales
Palmyre Badinier namens Akka Films
Festival Handling
Palmyre Badinier namens Akka Films

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