Brotherhood

Meryam Joobeur

Synopsis

Mohamed is a hardened shepherd living in rural Tunisia with his wife and two sons. Mohamed is deeply shaken when his oldest son, Malik, returns home after a long journey, with a mysterious new wife. Tension between father and son rises over three days until it reaches a breaking point.

Director Biography

Meryam Joobeur is a Tunisian-American writer and director, and a graduate of Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema in Montréal. She is currently developing three feature films including the feature version of Brotherhood, and has participated in the Berlinale Talent Lab (2016), TIFF Talent Lab (2016), and the Rawi Screenwriter’s Lab (2016).

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