Man of Ashes

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Man of Ashes ★★ Rih Essed 1986

Hachemi is terrified of women though he is a bridegroom-to-be. He and his friend Farfat have kept hidden the fact that they were molested by their male employer. They try to overcome their insecurities by visiting a prostitute but this experience is only successful for one of the men, leading the other to more torment. Arabic with subtitles. 109m/C VHS, DVD . Imad Maalal, Khalid Ksouri; D: Nouri Bouzid; W: Nouri Bouzid; C: Youssef Ben Youssef; M: Salah Mahdi.