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They are left behind daily struggles

Those Who Remain
Regissør: Ester Sparatore
( Frankrike,Italia, Belgia)

WOMEN'S WORK: By gradually revealing the big picture, this observational documentary sheds light not only on those who disappeared during the Arab Spring, but also on the daily and perpetual work of the bereaved women.

It is only in the final text of the film that we
get to see the tragic numbers: 504 Tunisian migrants who set course for Italy
coast during the Arab Spring, is still missed. IN Those who remain parts
About El Khir, a woman who does not know where her husband is, his story and
everyday life.

Initially, Om El Khir enters the film as a narrative voice: first behind a black screen, then behind a half-open turquoise door without a lock or handle. Then we see her from behind; She is having a conversation on the cell phone while talking to her children, who are in another room. Then she sits on a couch with a large framed picture in her lap. The picture is a portrait of a man, and she whispers to her youngest child that she should give him a kiss. The child embraces the picture and whispers: "Dad."

Women at work

In these first pictures, the viewers get the two most important premises for the film: The father in the family is missing, and the mother has to juggle. . .

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Zajc is a media writer, researcher and film critic. She lives and works in Slovenia, Italy and Africa.

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