The story of an autistic youth named Ricky who, after a particularly difficult day at school, escapes into the subways. It's here that he starts his real journey, on a days-long voyage of ... See full summary »
Andrea Suarez Paz,
In Cairo on her own as she waits for her husband, Juliette finds herself caught in a whirlwind romance with his friend Tareq, a retired cop. As Tareq escorts Juliette around the city, they find themselves in the middle of a brief affair that catches them both unawares. Written by
Pusan International Film Festival
A beautiful love/friendship film set in stunning Cairo.
The description and summary of this beautiful film has already been done by other reviewers on this site, but for me, Cairo Times was simply one of the best films I've seen in years. Amazing cinematography, music, acting, background, mood...I stand in awe of the writer and director, Ruba Nadda. I walked out of the film with everybody else I knew at the theatre, floating in pleasure. Thank you for such a great film - and now if only the soundtrack was available! Finally, I have never in my life reviewed a film on the web - but then, films like this don't come around too often. One final comment - it is such a gorgeous 'big' film, try and see it in a theatre.
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