Hedi is a quiet young man following the path that’s been traced out for him. Tunisia is changing, but Hedi doesn’t expect much from the future and lets others make his big decisions for him. The same week his mother is preparing his marriage, his boss sends him to the seaside town of Mahdia to seek out new clients. At a crossroads, Hedi begins avoiding his professional duties and soon meets Rim, a free spirited globetrotter working as an activity leader at a local resort. Rim’s lust for life quickly rubs off on Hedi and the two begin a passionate love affair. With preparations for the wedding in full swing back at home, Hedi is finally forced to make a choice for himself. 

Original title: Inhebbek Hedi English title: Hedi Country: Tunisia, Belgium, France, Qatar, UAE
Production year: 2016 Format: DCP, encrypted, 2D, 2K Son: 5.1 Lenght: 88' Aspect ratio: Cinemascope/1:2.39 Frame rate: 25 f/sec


Majd Mastoura – Hedi, Rym Ben Messaoud – Rim, Sabah Bouzouita – Baya, 
Omnia Ben Ghali – Khedija, Hakim Boumessaoudi – Ahmed, Arwa Ben Smail


Director: Mohamed Ben Attia Assistant director: Caroline Tambour Screenwriter / Producer: Mohamed Ben Attia, Dora Bouchoucha Fourati Executive Producers / Co-Producers: Lina Chaabane Menzli  & Delphine Tomson, Jean Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne, Nadim Cheikhrouha Productions Company: Nomadis Images Co-production companies: Les Films du Fleuve, Tanit Films World sales: Luxbox DOP: Frederic Noirhomme Costume design: Nedra Gribaa Make up: Fatma Jaziri Editor: Azza Chaabouni, Ghalya Lacroix and Hafedh Laaridhi Sound: Faouzi Thabet Sound design: Jean-Sebastien Garbe

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Berlin International Film Festival
Best First Film & Best Actor

Grand Prize

Athens International Film Festival
Golden Athena Award

Mediterranean Film Festival in Bastia
Arte Mare Award

Bordeaux Independent International Film Festival
Grand Prize & Prix Erasmus

Carthage Film Festival
Best Actor

Amiens International Film Festival
Best Director & Best Actress



Director/ Screenwriter

Mohamed Ben Attia was born in Tunis in 1976. He studied audiovisual communication at the University of Valenciennes in France after graduating at the Institut de Hautes Etudes Commerciales (IHEC) in Tunis in 1998. He has directed five short films, Romantisme, Deux Comprimes, Matin et Soir (2004), Kif Lokhrin (Silver award at Fespaco 2006), Mouja (2008), Loi 76 (2011) and Selma (2013), which was selected in the international competition of Clermont Ferrand Festival, 2014.



2016, Hedi

2014, Selma (Short Film)

2011, Loi 76 (Short Film)

2008, Mouja (Short Film)

2006, Comme les autres  - Kif Lokhrin (Short Film)

2004Romantisme, deux comprimés matin et soir (Short Film)

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