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Checkmate Mr. President!
Year:  1995
Running Time:  107 minutes
Country:  Tunisia
Genre:  Fiction
Cast:  Gamik Ratab. Francoise Christophe, Cherihane, Niels Tavernier. Majid Lakhal
Showtime:   Saturday, March 24, 2007 @ 09:25 PM
Director:  Rachid Ferchiou

Description:
  President Salim is on an official visit to a neighbouring state. When he arrives at the airport he holds a press conference where he learns that a coup d’état has put him out of power. He decides to make refuge in a fortress in a distant anonymous country, accompanied by Yasmine, his wife, and his aide. There he is joined by his son Mahdi, and by Maya, a girlfriend.

Yasmine, who has always been able to manipulate her husband, is disturbed by Maya’s temerity and has her closely surveyed. But the President is fascinated by Maya and takes pleasure in evading his own, guards in a game of cat-and-mouse. During the course of a private interlude together, Maya reveals her true intentions...





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