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Mustafa Adouani in Halfaouine: Boy of the Terraces

Halfaouine: Boy of the Terraces

1990 NR

Twelve-year-old Noura (Selim Boughedir) 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 (Mohammed Driss) -- the village political outcast.