release date March 20 2023
OUR TIES commercially releases in Cinema Akil in Dubai for a limited time
After screening at the Franco Film Festival to widespread praise, Roschdy Zem’s OUR TIES is now available to watch in Dubai’s Cinema Akil till March 26th.
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In other news, MAD Solutions recently released the film’s trailer on its social media platforms a few days after releasing its poster.
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OUR TIES held its world premiere at the 2022 Venice International Film Festival — where it competed for the Golden Lion Grand Prixand its Arab World premiere in the 44th Cairo International Film festival's International Panorama Section, and was commercially released in French theatres in November 2022. 
The film follows Moussa, who has always been kind, selfless, and there for his family; Unlike his brother Ryad, a high-profile TV presenter who is widely criticized for his egocentricity by those around him, with his only defender being Moussa, who admires him greatly. 
When an accident befalls Moussa, causing him serious brain damage, he begins to speak without any filter, telling the brutal truth to friends and family alike, leading all to resent him, except Ryad.
As part of the film's consecutive series of achievements, OUR TIES was featured in several prestigious festivals worldwide, including the Tromsø, La Roche-sur-Yon, Arras, and the Cinémed international film festivals.
OUR TIES also received widespread acclaim from worldwide media outlets, with Variety's Jessica Kiang saying: "Our Ties is a heartfelt and beautifully played burst of bright chatter that doesn't reinvent the wheel of the domestic drama, but does watch it turn with an unusually compassionate, affectionate eye." 
Meanwhile, Screen Daily's Lisa Nesselson said that "Our Ties is a completely contemporary, obviously personal, and ultimately uplifting entry in Zem's wide-ranging filmography." 
Directed by Roschdy Zem — who co-wrote the script with Maïwenn, a French actress who also stars in the movie, previously won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, and was nominated for several César AwardsOUR TIES stars a group of award-winning actors, including Sami Bouajila.
The cast also includes Rachid Bouchareb — who has received several awards from Cannes, Berlin, and Locarno, as well as a César AwardRoschdy Zem, Meriem Serbah, Abel Jafri, Lila Fernandez, and Nina Zem.