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Basra (2008)

R  |   |  Drama  |  20 October 2008 (Spain)
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Cairo, March 17, 2003. The US-UK strike against Iraq is imminent. How can an Egyptian photographer, in his thirties, surpass his own disappointments & fears? How can he find an answer to ... See full summary »

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Tarek
Yara Goubran ...
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Hamada
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Maha
Mohamed Al Ahmady ...
Ziad
Fatma Adel ...
Hind
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Bouthina
Rasha Fares ...
Randa
Naglaa Younis ...
Ghada
Aya Soliman ...
Nayra
Wagih Agamy ...
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Dalia Ramzy ...
Farida
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Cairo, March 17, 2003. The US-UK strike against Iraq is imminent. How can an Egyptian photographer, in his thirties, surpass his own disappointments & fears? How can he find an answer to the existential questions related to life, death, sex and logic amidst his awareness of all the absurdity around him? Can this artist remain alive (breathing, thinking, and photographing) surviving the oppressive atmosphere? Or is he going to collapse with the fall of Baghdad? Written by Ahmed Rashwan

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100% Alive  »

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