Tunisia has picked Kaouther Ben Hania’s documentary 4 Daughters, which debuted in competitors in Cannes this yr, as its entry for the 2024 Oscars in one of the best worldwide characteristic class.
The movie focuses on a mom, Olfa Hamrouni and her 4 daughters, two of which disappeared as youngsters, with proof suggesting they’d left to hitch Islamic State in Libya. Ben Hania employed skilled actresses to play the 2 lacking daughters, who work together with the remainder of the household, making a docu-fiction hybrid, as a manner of exploring the household’s trauma. 4 Daughters gained the Golden Eye prize for one of the best documentary in Cannes, sharing it with Asmae El Moudir’s movie The Mom of All Lies. 4 Daughters will even be submitted to the Oscars in one of the best documentary class.
Ben Hania’s final movie, the drama The Man Who Offered His Pores and skin, which premiered in Venice in 2020, was shortlisted for one of the best worldwide characteristic Oscar in 2021, marking the primary time Tunisia made the Oscars shortlist.
The Celebration Movie Gross sales is promoting 4 Daughters worldwide.
The Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences will announce the movies on the 2024 Oscar shortlist on Dec. 21. The 5 nominees will likely be introduced Jan. 23. The ninety fifth Oscars will likely be held on the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on March 10.