Our Mother
Our Mother

Our Mother

Director Fejria Deliba

Production year 2015

Length 85min.

Country France


Zayane is 75 years old. Ever since her arrival in France, she has never left her neighbourhood. One day, Zayane receives a letter announcing the death of a man she once knew, many years ago in Algeria. She suddenly decides, to fetch a mysterious box the deceased left for her. Meanwhile, during her absence, Zayane’s eleven children reunite in her apartment and discover little by little a part of their mother’s life they never knew about before.


Fejria Deliba
Fejria Deliba



Fejria Deliba

Director of Photography

Hélène Louvart

Music by

Youssef Boukella, Luis Saldanha


Régis Muller


Katharina Wartena, Marie Vermillard, Lilian Corbeille


Fejria Deliba

Production company(ies)

Cine Sud Promotion, 5 Rue de Charonne, 75011 Paris

Fejria Deliba

Fejria Deliba started out her career as an actress, starring in Jacques Rivette’ s Bande des quatre (1988) and Yamina Benguigui’s Inch’allah Dimanche (2001). Our Mother is her first long-feature, the film won the Audience Award in Angers Film Festival.


The Kitten Died (1992, short), Our Mother (2015).

FILMS 2016