Red mud


Director: Farid Bentoumi
Writer: Farid Bentoumi, Samuel Doux
Director of Photography: George Lechaptois
Editing: Géraldine Mangenot, Damien Keyeux
Music: Pierre Desprats
Production: Les Films Velvet
Country of production: France, Belgium
Runtime: 88 min
Production Year: 2021
Language: French
Subtitles: Greek, English


Nour is hired as a nurse at the factory where her union father works. At the same time, a journalist investigates waste management. The two women gradually discover that the factory hides many secrets. Between lying about dirt dumps, falsified medical records, and hidden accidents, Nour must choose between silence and betrayal of her father for the truth to shine through.


Farid Bentoumi

Farid Bentoumi (born 3 May 1976) is a French-Algerian film director, screenwriter and actor. He specifically wrote and directed Good Luck Algeria, which was inspired by Noureddine's brother Maurice Bentoumi's participation in the 2006 Turin Olympics.