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YOMEDDINE

Directed by : A.B. SHAWKY

Year of production : 2018      Country : EGYPT

Length : 97 minutes

Synopsis

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 wings, 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…

Credits

A.B. SHAWKY - Director

A.B. SHAWKY - Script / Dialogue

Federico CESCA - Director of Photography

Erin GREENWELL - Film Editor

Omar FADEL - Music

Sherif ZEIN - Sound

Laura MOSS - Set decorator

Casting

Rady GAMAL - Beshay

Ahmed ABDELHAFIZ - Obama

Photos

Film Still © Desert Highway Pictures

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Contacts

Production

DESERT HIGHWAY PICTURES - 4 Basra St, Suite 14, Mohandessin Cairo EGYPT - T: +20 10 01 10 06 67 - dina.emam@gmail.com - https://www.deserthighwaypictures.com

FILM CLINIC - EGYPT

Distribution

LE PACTE - T: +33 (0)1 44 69 59 59 - www.le-pacte.com - distribution@le-pacte.com

French press

GUERRAR AND CO - T: +33 (0)1 43 59 48 02 - François Hassan GUERRAR - guerrar.contact@gmail.com

International press

BRIGITTA PORTIER - T: 32 47 79 82 584 - Brigitta PORTIER - brigittaportier@alibicommunications.be
Gary WALSH

International sales

WILD BUNCH - T: +33 (0)1 43 13 21 15 - www.wildbunch.eu - Edevos@wildbunch.eu

In Competition – Feature Films 2018

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