KELTOUM’S DAUGHTER

Synopsis

I came as well to know why Keltoum, my mother, gave me to some Europeans. Rallia, a young woman with Algerian origins, returns to her village to search her roots. She looks for her mother Keltoum, and the other members of her poor family, knowing only that she works in a hotel far away. Followed like a shadow by Nedjma, her aunt, Rallia starts an initiatory journey through a land of misery, violence and intolerance, until she arrives to the hotel for Europeans, where a surprise is waiting of her…

  • Support location

    35 mm
  • Technical team

    Photo Director: Alain LEVENT
    Sound: Ricardo CASTRO/Henry MORELLE
    Editing: Kenout PELTIER
    Mixing: Thierry LEBON
  • Cast

    Cylia MALKI
    Baya BELAL
    And the participation of Jean-Roger MILO and Fatma BEN SAIDENE

    Original score : Bernardo SANDOVAL
    Éditions Cinétévé
  • Distributor

    CINETEVE DISTRIBUTION (salles) STUDIO CANAL (TV)
  • International sales

    EXCEPTION WILD BUNCH
  • Festival

    Prix du Public, XIX Festival du Film de Sainte Livarde, Cinéma d'ici et d'ailleurs 2002
    Prix Kodak, Festival du Film d'Amour de Mons 2002
    Prix Spécial de la ville de Milan, et Prix spécial SIGNIS, Festival Cinema Africano 2003
  • A film by Mehdi Charef