"At Night, They Dance is one family's story. The film takes us into the heart of a clan of women, in which the art of dancing has been passed down from mother to daughter since time immemorial. The youngest daughter, Hind, is in love with a married man—she is the one who brings scandal into the household. The eldest, Amira, irritates clients and suffers the laments of a woman often courted but never wed. Bossy, a good girl who marches to her own drummer, reluctantly carries on the family tradition. The matriarch, Reda, holds the family and its business together—sometimes with a light touch, but mostly with an iron fist. The passionate centre of the family holds court in her small apartment, where a steady stream of complaints and pleas play out almost theatrically. Here, daily life is slowly unveiled as a delicate balance of fears of the profession's hazards, attempts to cheat reality, and hopes for a better life. Amidst the chaos there are glimmers of tenderness and love, and vulnerability occasionally finds small spaces to exist. [...]"
-- Les films du tricycle