Des moutons et des hommes

Des moutons et des hommes

Documentary, 78 min.
Coproduction with Swiss director

Title E:Of Sheep and Men

by Karim Sayad

Switzerland / France / Qatar, September 2017

Algiers, 2016. Habib, 16, dreams of becoming a vet. Unable to study for his hoped for profession, he has bought a sheep named El Bouq. His hope? Training the animal to become a fighting champion. Meanwhile, 42-year-old Samir no longer has any dreams, other than to make enough money by selling sheep that he can survive the hardships of daily life.


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Directed by: Karim Sayad
Written by: Karim Sayad

World Premiere: September 2017
Original Version: Arabic (english/french subtitles), colour, DCP, 78 min.

ISAN: 0000-0004-52E4-0000-0-0000-0000-3

Production: Close Up Films, Norte Productions, Doha Film Institute
Producer: Joëlle Bertossa, Valentina Novati
Executive Producer: Joëlle Bertossa

Cinematography: Patrick Tresch
Editing: Naïma Bachiri
Location Sound Mix: Hafidh Moulfi
Sound Editing: Clément Maléo
Rerecording Sound Mix: Gilles Bernardeau

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World Sales: Autlook Filmsales GmbH

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Distribution Switzerland: Sister Distribution