Le Chant des mariées is a 2008 film.
Tunis, 1942. Nour and Myriam, both sixteen years old, have been friends since childhood. They live in the same building in a humble neighbourhood where Jews and Muslims live in harmony. Each secretly desires the other’s life. While Nour regrets not going to school like her friend, Myriam dreams of love. In November 1942, the German army enters Tunis. Following the French Vichy government’s policy, the Nazis subject the Jewish population to harsh tax penalties. Tita, Myriam’s mother, is forbidden work. Overcome by debt, she decides to marry her daughter to a rich doctor. Myriam dreams of love vanish at one blow.