30.09. - 09.10.2021

Eye of the Sun Egypt, Morocco 2008 | 90 min | OV | Colour | FF 2008

rated for 0 + years
Cairo, today. Many stories, many people and many aspirations. Eleven-year-old Shams dreams of a visit to the glittering centre of town. Her father Ramadan is
overworked as a taxi-driver and chauffeur of millionaire Selim Bey, whose bankruptcy is immanent. Ramadan’s nephew Omar wants to emigrate to Italy while the doctor Mariam studies the relationship between cancer and uranium radiation. The film was shot without a script, directly on location with lay actors, putting it on the index in Cairo.
Original title: Ein Shams
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Arabic
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Ibrahim El Batout
Screenplay: Tamer El Said, Ibrahim El Batout
Cast: Hanan Youssef, Boutros Boutros-Ghaly, Ramadan Khater, Hanan Adel
Producer: Sherif Mandour
Director of Photography: Hesham Farouk
Music: Amir Khalaf
Production Design:
Editor: Ahmad Abdala
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: 35 mm
German Distributor:
World Sales: Film House Egypt, 51 A Demashk Street Mohandessine, 11241 Cairo, Egypt, Tel: +20 3370 802, email: sherifmandour(at)
Production: Film House Egypt; Moroccan Cinema Center


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