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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: humorous, sexual, sincere, sexy, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, coming of age, teenage life, teenage love, youth, religions or cults, parents and children, love and romance, self discovery, voyeurism, society, innocence lost, master and servant, loss of virginity, little boy, sexuality, sex, dancing, erotica, police, religion, writers, female nudity, sex scene, politics ...
Time: 80s
Place: tunisia, africa

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