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Halfaouine: Boy of the Terraces (1990)
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Halfaouine: Boy of the Terraces (1990)
Original name: عصفور السطح
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Tunisia, France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Noura dangles uncertainly in that difficult netherworld between childhood and adulthood. His growing libido has gotten him banned from the women's baths, where his mother took him when he was younger, but he's not yet old enough to participate in grown-up discussions with the men of his Tunisian village. Noura's only real friend is a troublemaker named Salih -- the village political outcast.
Style: erotic, sincere, sexy, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexual
Plot: coming of age, circumcision, female nudity, bathhouse, sexual awakening, youth, erotica, sensuality, summer, boy, older woman younger man relationship, traumatic childhood, family relations, religion, politics, virginity, teenage boy, see through clothes, little boy, teenage love, parents and children, love and romance, self discovery, teenage life, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: tunisia, africa

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