24th ilb
5 – 14 Sep 2024 Program
9 – 18 Sep 2024 Young Program

the country of others

Mathilde, an Alsatian woman, falls in love with Amine, a Moroccan officer in the French army, at the end of World War II. They marry and move to the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. Colonial racism, patriarchal traditions, and conflicts with her husband make the marriage a challenge. »Leïla Slimani succeeds in telling such a vivid and gripping story that you feel for and pity her characters.« [NDR Kultur]

Event language(s): German/ French

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Wednesday, 2021-09-08