Yomeddine

Yomeddine

2DCS/ES15
Director:A.B. Shawky
Cast:Rady Gamal, Ahmed Abdelhafiz, Shahira Fahmy
Premiere:28. February 2019
Length:97 minutes
Genre:Comedy, Drama, Adventurous

Director: A.B. Shawky  •  Cast: Rady Gamal, Ahmed Abdelhafiz, Shahira Fahmy

Beshay - a man cured of leprosy - has never left the leper colony in the Egyptian desert where he has lived since childhood. Following the death of his wife, he finally decides to go in search of his roots. With his meagre possessions strapped to a donkey cart, he sets out. Quickly joined by Obama, the Nubian orphan he has taken under his wing, Beshay will cross Egypt and confront the world with all its sorrows, its hardships and moments of grace, in his quest for a family, a place to belong, a little humanity…

Awards:

CANNES 2018 / Official Selection

CANNES 2018 / François Chalais Award

Length: 97 min

Year: 2018
Local premiere date: 28. February 2019

Country of origin:

  • Egypt
  • United states of America
  • Austria

Director: A.B. Shawky  •  Cast: Rady Gamal, Ahmed Abdelhafiz, Shahira Fahmy

Beshay - a man cured of leprosy - has never left the leper colony in the Egyptian desert where he has lived since childhood. Following the death of his wife, he finally decides to go in search of his roots. With his meagre possessions strapped to a donkey cart, he sets out. Quickly joined by Obama, the Nubian orphan he has taken under his wing, Beshay will cross Egypt and confront the world with all its sorrows, its hardships and moments of grace, in his quest for a family, a place to belong, a little humanity…

Awards:

CANNES 2018 / Official Selection

CANNES 2018 / François Chalais Award

Year: 2018
Local premiere date: 28. February 2019

Country of origin:

  • Egypt
  • United states of America
  • Austria
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