Anissa Daoud was born of a Tunisian father and a Franco-Italian mother. Initially an actress and author, then a producer and more recently a director, she navigates between theater and cinema engaging in projects with strong political content. After multiple collaborations, she debuted her career as a director with several documentaries in short format revolving around feminism, a subject matter close to her heart. In 2018, she was a co-director of the short film Best Day Ever with the Afghan director Aboozar Amini for the Tunisian Factory project of the Directors' Fortnight at Cannes Film Festival. The Bath is her second fiction short film as a director.