24.9. - 3.10.2020

Messages from the Sea Egypt 2010 | 133 min | OV | Colour | FF 2010

Daoud Abdel Sayed

Daud Abdel Sayed (*1946)is director and scriptwriter. He counts asone of the pioneers of the so called“New Realism” of the Egyptian cinema.

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Alexandria, the cosmopolitan city on the northern shore of Egypt, was once home to a multi-cultural society. Egyptians, Greeks, Italians, Christians, Muslims and Jews, were all living in harmony. But now, a new form of Islamic driven capitalism is transforming the city into a monoculture that ignores this past and rich complexity. Yehia is a witness to these changes as the death of his mother takes him back to the famed city where he recollects the memories of his childhood. Rich encounters with old and new friends introduce him to the new face of the city….
Orig. Title: Rassayel El Bahr
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Arabic
Director: Daoud Abdel Sayed
Screenplay: Daoud Abdel Sayed
Cast: Asser Yassin, Basma Ahmad, Mohamed Lotfy
Producer: Isaad Younis
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Ragueh Daoud
Director of Photography: Ahmed el Morsy
Production Design: Onsi Abou Seif
Editor: Mona Rabie
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Format: 35 mm
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