The String

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  • NR
  • 2009
  • 1 hr 34 min
  • 6.7  (1,957)

Set in arid Tunisia, tall, quiet Malik (Antonin Stahly-Vishwanadan), a 30-year-old Parisian architect, returns to his homeland after the death of his father. He's greeted warmly by his over-bearing, petulant mother (Cardinale) and is immediately confronted with her expectation that he stay and get married. This now strange world of his youth, his mother's pressure and his barely hidden homosexuality set off anxiety attacks in Malik, who finally finds relief when he meets the darkly handsome handyman, Balil (Salim Kechiouche). They begin a tentative relationship, but Islamic mores, a still class conscience society, and the ever-presence of his mother threaten their young love. The String is a forbidden love story as well as a character study of people lost in rapidly changing cultures. Don't miss this engaging, insightful and undeniably sexy drama.

The String
Description
Set in arid Tunisia, tall, quiet Malik (Antonin Stahly-Vishwanadan), a 30-year-old Parisian architect, returns to his homeland after the death of his father. He's greeted warmly by his over-bearing, petulant mother (Cardinale) and is immediately confronted with her expectation that he stay and get married. This now strange world of his youth, his mother's pressure and his barely hidden homosexuality set off anxiety attacks in Malik, who finally finds relief when he meets the darkly handsome handyman, Balil (Salim Kechiouche). They begin a tentative relationship, but Islamic mores, a still class conscience society, and the ever-presence of his mother threaten their young love. The String is a forbidden love story as well as a character study of people lost in rapidly changing cultures. Don't miss this engaging, insightful and undeniably sexy drama.

The String is a 2009 romance movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 34 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.7.

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  • Release Date
    2009
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 34 min
  • Language
    French
  • IMDB Rating
    6.7  (1,957)