Tlatli was born in Tunisia. In 1968, she took her diploma from IDHEC, Paris. She worked as scriptwriter and production manager with ORTF before becoming an editor on numerous films, including LA MéMOIRE FERTILE by Michel Khleifi and HALFAOUINE by Ferid Boughédir.
1994 Les silences du palais
2000 La saison des hommes
The news that Prince Sid'Ali has died suddenly confronts 25-year-old Ali with her past again. During the funeral she visits the palace where she spent her childhood and adolescence and where her mother was a servant. She never knew her father - he may even have been the prince. As she wanders the deserted corridors, the images of her youth return, such as her forbidden friendship with Sarra, daughter of one of the princes, who taught Alia to love the lute. More