Khochkhach (Flower of Oblivion)
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Khochkhach (Flower of Oblivion)
The bright future of a beautiful young bride grows increasingly clouded the dissatisfaction of her marriage drives her to addiction and insanity in director Selma Baccar's bleak period drama. The time is the 1930s, and as the Tunisian upper crust thrives ethereal bride Zakia (Rabia Ben Abdallah) lovingly exchanges vows with the wealthy Si Mokhtar (Raouf Ben Amor). Their marriage quickly hits the skids, however, when it becomes glaringly obvious that Si favors the sexual intimacy of his male servant Jaafar (Mohamed-Ali Ben Jemaa) over the wife who longs to bear his child. Though her… More