"If I stopped smoking, my wires would short-circuit"

Between credit loans, drug squads and family disapproval, this second episode follows the perilous and fraught paths that our "zatla" (cannabis) dealers have to take in order to keep their business going.
02 November 2021
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Hamza Ouni
Sound Design
Oussema Gaidi
Sound Editing
Achref Hammami
Tayma Ben Ahmed
Khawla Kammoun
Brahim Mzoughi

Small favours between friends have unfortunate consequences when trying to keep financial track of "zatla" deals. This is what Salem is experiencing as he struggles to collect debts from his customers so that he can also continue to supply them on time.

Gabs, on the other hand, declares his love for "zatla" but not for his girlfriend, and suffers the disapproval of both her and his mother, as they criticise his lifestyle for not fitting in with what society expects of him.

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L’byessa is an audio account of the raw and unfiltered modern-day life of two “Zatla” dealers in a neighbourhood of the Tunisian capital.Those who tune in will follow the epic and genuine adventures of two timeless characters, dealing drugs and daydreams to their fellow citizens, in a country where people no longer dare to dream big.

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