Fiche Film
COURT Métrage | 2010
Burn my body
Pays concerné : Royaume-Uni
Durée : 20 minutes
Genre : drame
Type : fiction


Hana fait le choix radical d’enlever son foulard et s’expose aux violentes conséquences de son geste.

de Fyzal BOULIFA, GB/Maroc, fiction, 2010, 20min.

Avec Zehra Zorba, Hussina Raja, Simin Jahan, Mohammed Riaz, Michael Wallis, Haydar Koyel.

Réalisé par Fyzal Boulifa

Scénario par Fyzal Boulifa


An adolescent girl from a displaced Islamic family rebels against a stifling existence. Hana makes a split second decision to remove her headscarf – and faces the violent consequences.

by Fyzal Boulifa, 2010

Producers: Gavin Humphries & Anna Higgs.

In an act of rebellious defiance, teenager Hana removes her headscarf in public and runs off with a boy she picks up in a shopping centre. Director Fyzal Boulifa’s bold film is an unflinching look at the extreme consequences that sometimes befall those who disobey their families. Boulifa’s latest short – « The Curse » – premiered as part of Cannes 2012 Director’s fortnight.

As part of the BFI’s commitment to supporting emerging talent, BFI Shorts aims to provide opportunities for filmmakers to demonstrate their potential.

From quirky animations, shocking comedies and thrilling genre movies to thought-provoking dramas and moving documentaries, this collection of shorts celebrates great emerging talent among Britain’s filmmakers.

These shorts have been made with Lottery funding.

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Guidance – Please note
Contains scenes of a sexual nature
Contains some violent scenes
Contains strong language

CinéSud 2013, Cozes, France
London Film Festival 2010, UK
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