Zanta Clauz

Director: Walid Mattar
Englisht title:  Zanta Clauz
Original title:  Baba Noel
2012/ France/ HD/ 15’/ Fiction/ Colour

Script:  Walid Mattar and Thomas Cailley;  Photography:  Laurent Navarri;  Editing:   Lilian Corbeille; Music:   Dorothe Mattar and Marion Taupin; Producer: Hamich Said 


Getting by with jobs on constructions sites, squatting a flat with fellow illegal immigrants, Foued lives in fear of arrest and deportation. One day, he is offered a well paid job where he is certain to remain invisible…

-Walid Mattar, born in Tunisia in 1980, is doing a thesis in information management in Paris, alongside that he is studying cinema. A member of the Tunisian filmmakers foundation since the age of 13, he was director of photography on several awarded shorts. -Le cuirassי Abdelkarim. Fiction. -Fils de Tortue. Documentary. -Sbeh el Khir. Codirected with Leyla Bouzid. Fiction. -Da Giorgio. Documentary. -Condemnations... Fiction. -Offrande. Fiction. -Baba Noel. Fiction.

BEST DIRECTOR - 2e Rencontre annuelle des realisateurs de films tunisiens; BEST SCREENPLAY - 2e edition du festival du court metrage de Ouejda; NOMINATION – 34eme edition Festival international du cinema mediterranen de Montpellier; NOMINATION – 14eme edition du festival Cin Sud and Saint-Georges-de-Didonne; NOMINATION – 2eme nuit du court metrage “Mieux vaut en rire que pleurer”; NOMINATION - Festival Cinי Menilmontant 2013; NOMINATION - Journיes cinיmatographiques de Carthage 2012; NOMINATION – 10emeedition du festival du court-metrage mediterranean de Tanger; NOMINATION - Festival du cinema africain de Cordoba 2013; NOMINATION - 2e Rencontre annuelle des realisateurs de films tunisiens; NOMINATION - 2e edition du festival du court metrage de Ouejda.



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