Zayane is 75 years old. Ever since her arrival in France, she has never left her neighbourhood. One day, Zayane receives a letter announcing the death of a man she once knew, many years ago in Algeria. She suddenly decides, to fetch a mysterious box the deceased left for her. Meanwhile, during her absence, Zayane’s eleven children reunite in her apartment and discover little by little a part of their mother’s life they never knew about before.
CAST & CREW
Director of Photography
Youssef Boukella, Luis Saldanha
Katharina Wartena, Marie Vermillard, Lilian Corbeille
Cine Sud Promotion, 5 Rue de Charonne, 75011 Paris
Fejria Deliba started out her career as an actress, starring in Jacques Rivette’ s Bande des quatre (1988) and Yamina Benguigui’s Inch’allah Dimanche (2001). Our Mother is her first long-feature, the film won the Audience Award in Angers Film Festival.
The Kitten Died (1992, short), Our Mother (2015).