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Champagne amer

1989
1h 22m
Drama
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Cast

Jean Carmet (Zigou)Patrick Bruel (Wanis)Ida Di Benedetto (Mariam)Amidou (Slim)Julie Christie (Betty Rivière)Ben Gazzara (Paul Rivière)Polli Magaro (Alice)Sofiane Ouissi (Wanis (Young))

Director

Ridha Behi

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Synopsis

As French colonial rule unravels in Tunisia, Paul is having an affair with nightclub singer Betty. An Arab teenager develops a crush on her. It seems he's Paul illegitimate son. As the boy's attraction with his father's mistress goes out of bounds the friction between the Tunisians and the French also intensifies.

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