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Le guerbagi
The Water Carrier

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

1952: Tunisia before independance. The armed struggle is organized by a political leader. Secret meetings allow them to avoid colonialist police. In the popular district of the Tunis Medinah, an old water carrier actively takes part in the stuggle, with the means at his disposal.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Le guerbagi

    Directed by: Zouhair MAHJOUB

    Country: Tunisia

    Year of production: 1984

    Running time: 18 min

  • Technique


    Techniques used: puppets

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Zouhair MAHJOUB


    Script: Zouhair Mahjoub, Ahmed Hizem

    Graphics: Zouhair Mahjoub

    Sets: Zouhair Mahjoub

    Animation: Zouhair Mahjoub

    Editing: Kacem Ben Zekri

    Voice: Abdellatif Hamrouni