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Heliopolis (2009)
"Masr el gedida" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  1 December 2009 (Egypt)
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8 characters skew lifelines that never really intersect in the suburb of Heliopolis in Cairo within a frame of time of 24 hours all in a very stagnant state and never achieving goals.

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Ibrahim
Yousra El Lozy ...
Yosra
Hanan Metaweh ...
Ingy
Hani Adel ...
Hany
Aida Abdel Aziz ...
Vera
Atef Yousef ...
Ali
Aya Soliman ...
Maha
Mahmoud El Lozy ...
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Mahmoud Hamdy ...
Police Officer
Mohamed Brequa ...
The Soldier
Hend Sabri ...
Nagla (voice)
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Gothic Girl
Tamer El Said ...
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This film takes place during one night in the quiet neighborhood of Heliopolis in Cairo. The films jumps between the stories of six people. While a soldier stands on guard and a hotel receptionists disappears in her imaginary life in Paris, a couple is hunting for an apartment, Ibrahim is researching minorities, and Hany is preparing to migrate to Canada. None of them will achieve what they intended to achieve today. The day will be repeated almost identically tomorrow. Written by Writer

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Once upon a place... Heliopolis again and again..

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EGP 5,000,000 (estimated)
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Nagla: [Nagla] It is strange how much we change, though nothing really changes.
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