Six Feet Over


Karim Bensalah

With: Hamza Meziani, Kader Affak, Souad Arsane, Mostefa Djadjam

Sofiane, son of a former Algerian embassy clerk, has travelled a lot. Now a student in Lyon, his visa has been revoked and he lives under the threat of expulsion. Hoping to regularize his situation, he agrees to work for a Muslim funeral home. Amidst parties, encounters and his job, Sofiane will start an initiatory journey that will lead him to find himself, shape his own identity and gradually move towards adulthood.

Festivals & Awards

Red Sea IFF 2023 – Silver Yusr for Best Screenplay

Premiers Plans Anger Film Festival 2024 – Prix des Activités Sociales de l’Energie

Festival de La Ciotat 2024 – Jury Prize of Youth & Best Male Actor

Amman International Film Festival 2024 – Arab Franco Rendez-Vous

Toronto Arab FF 2024 – Nakheel Award Best Feature Film

Maghreb FF 2024 – Winner Best Director


Original title: SIX PIEDS SUR TERRE

Production: Tact Productions

Nationality: France

Year of production: 2023

Running time: 96

Language: French, Arabic



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