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Under the Fig Trees

Taht Alshajra. Tunisia, France, Switzerland, Germany, Qatar. Feature film. 2022. 92. Director: Erige Sehiri.
Spoken language: Arabic.
Subtitles: Swedish.
Age rec. 15+

The youngsters in a Tunisian village get picked up every morning and taken to the fig plantation. It’s the beginning of a long day of hard labour, but also moments of happiness and community. Life happens under the fig trees – friendship, love, conflict and meetings between generations.