The Last of Us


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Ticket Prices
General Public:$13.00
$6.00 Earlybird
Youth (25 & Under/Box Office Only):$8.00
Film Info
Premiere Status:Minnesota Premiere
Programs:Images of Africa
Human Rights
Voice Category:Film on the Fringe
Release Year:2016
Runtime:95 min
Festivals & Awards:Lion of the Future - Venice International Film Festival
Golden Tanit - Carthage Film Festival
United Arab Emirates
Language:No dialogue
Print Source:Still Moving
Director:Ala Eddine Slim
Producer:Ala Eddine Slim
Chawki Knis
Kamel Laaridhi
Mohamed Ismail Louati
Cinematographer:Amine Messadi
Screenwriter:Ala Eddine Slim
Editor:Ala Eddine Slim
Composer:Tarek Louati
Principal Cast:Jawher Soudani
Fathi Akkari
Filmography:Babylon ('12)


A man with no name wanders through the north African desert, moving slowly toward what he knows is the Mediterranean Sea in the distance. He seeks Europe, and eventually he and his friend, also lacking a name, climb into a truck. They are attacked, and the first man makes his way to the shore and begins to cross the sea in a rotted dinghy. In the middle of the sea, the man finds himself in a thick forest—did he make it to another shore, or is this the hallucination of a dying man? And the old man he meets there bears an almost too striking resemblance to the younger man himself.

Abandon all of your preconceptions and be prepared to commit yourself to this cinematic vision of North Africa, which has no dialogue or intertitles (though it is not purely silent) from conceptual filmmaker Ali Eddine Slim.

Director’s Statement

Ali Eddine Slim: Ali Eddine Slim on The Last of Us: “It is a continuity of research in the themes that are of importance to me: the problems of borders, imaginary territories, contemporary solitude, vagrancy, the issues of crossing and of the human nature in all its facets. The project tackles the realm of magical realism, of the ephemeral, and of disappearance and mutation.” (from

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