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Yasmine

France, 2011 (MIFF 2012, Shorts showing before features)

Director: Karim Bengana

Yasmine

While Sarah is trying to conceive a child, she uncovers the confronting truth about her parents - retired activists from the Algerian communist party - and her own identity.

Screens with The Rest of the World (France, 82 mins).

D/S Karim Bengana P Alain Bellon, Karim Bengana L French w/English subtitles TD digibeta/2011

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