MFF-2021 AWARDS : BEST SHORT FILM (SPECIAL MENTION)
Algeria 1997, forty-something Salem spends his last day in his hairdressing salon, he plans to stop his activity definitively and sell his premises, a few moments before closing, a man and his 8-year-old son Zaki enter the salon, the father insists on leave the child with Salem explaining that he has something important to do and that he will come back for him shortly after. Salem starts cutting the little one’s hair while chatting with him, when suddenly a loud explosion sounds, a terrorist attack has just been committed in a nearby street, at nightfall, the father has still not returned, Salem finds himself alone with Zaki.
Productions: Mad Box Production – Algerian Center for Cinema Development
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