Yomeddine | Foreign Film
Film from Cannes Competition directed by A. B. Shawky nominated for Golden Camera. Winner of the Francois Chalais Prize and is the first independent Egyptian film to be nominated for the Palme d’Or.
An ‘In2 Infotainment India‘ & ‘Kahwa Entertainment’ (India) in association with Vkaao Gems release.
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…
Starring: Rady Gamal, Ahmed Abdelhafiz
Music by: Omar Fadel
Editor: Erin Greenwell
Director of Photography: Federico Cesca
Produced by: Dina Emam
Directed by: A. B. Shawky
Duration: 97 mins
Country: Egypt, USA, Austria