…with a story that reveals itself slowly and never to the full, the actors have a complex task of dosing the emotions of their characters…
Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival
The beauty of imagery does its best to play with unusual, neon-like light and with the softness of the image itself that seems organic, almost analogue.
Joyful and light-hearted, Summer Fasting is a perfect summer short film. The tempo is vivid, but it never feels forced, while Ziane takes an occasional breather to let the audience reflect about the things in the front (the friendship expressed through solidarity and fooling around together) and in the background (how it feels to be coming from the working class, or Muslim background, or both, in contemporary France)