In the Gardens of Carthage, a district of Tunis initiated by the former Regime which construction stopped at the beginning of the Revolution, two cops, Fatma and Batal, find a burnt body in one of the lots. As construction slowly resumes, they start looking into this mysterious case. When the event repeats itself, the investigation takes a puzzling turn.

  • Official Selection Directors’ Fortnight, Cannes Film Festival 2022
  • Official Selection Contemporary World Cinema, Toronto International Film Festival 2022
  • Special Jury Mention for Best First Film, Namur International Festival of French-Speaking Film 2022 
  • Winner of Prix de la Critique, Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival 2022


92 min | 2022
Drama, Crime | France, Tunisia, Qatar
Arabic with English subtitles

Director: Youssef Chebbi

Friday, 6 Oct 2023
16.00 IFI Thamrin

Saturday, 7 Oct 2023
12.00 Istituto Italiano di Cultura Jakarta

Sunday, 8 Oct 2023
12.00 Austrian Embassy