Journalist and novelist, Anis Djaad was born and raised in Algiers. He directed three short films, Le portlot, Passage à niveau and Le voyage de Keltoum, with which he participated in over a hundred international festivals. His first feature film, La vie d'après, is expected in late 2021. In addition to Land of Vengeance, he is currently developing other film projects

La vie d'après

On a spring morning, a wild rumor runs through the village about Hadjer, a widow who lives with her son, Djamil, a blameless teenager. Thrown out to pasture, they are forced to leave. After a few days of wandering, they end up on the coast, at the home of a benefactor who runs a gargote. Their "exile" to this new world will not be easy. Between the son's drifts and the mother's concessions, the road to reconstruction seems endless. Is a return to the native village still possible? Decidedly, there is only one drama to erase another...


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