Hend Sabry to represent Tunisia at the 2017 Oscars

Published September 4th, 2016 - 10:03 GMT
Her film "The Flower of Aleppo" is in the running for a "Best Foreign Film" Oscar. (Screenshot)
Her film "The Flower of Aleppo" is in the running for a "Best Foreign Film" Oscar. (Screenshot)

Tunisian actress Hend Sabry is set to make her country proud at the Academy Awards in 2017.

Her film "The Flower of Aleppo" is in the running for a "Best Foreign Film" Oscar in February. The emotional drama was officially selected by the Tunisian Ministry of Culture.

In the film, Hend plays the role of Salma, a mother whose teenage son goes missing under mysterious circumstances after the Tunisian Revolution.

"The Flower of Aleppo" marks Hend's return to Tunisian cinema after a 14-year hiatus.


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