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Khaled returns from USA to his mother's funeral at his hometown: Alexandria, Egypt. He decides to make it a fresh new start even if it meant mending his first love story yet it proved a ... See full summary »

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Salma
Hani Adel ...
Hany
Ahmad Magdy ...
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Atef Yousef ...
Homeless sales guy
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Omar Herrawi ...
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Yassin
Salwa Mohamed ...
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Shaheen ...
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Khaled returns from USA to his mother's funeral at his hometown: Alexandria, Egypt. He decides to make it a fresh new start even if it meant mending his first love story yet it proved a horrific failure. Khaled clashed big time with a changing more conservative Alexandria but He also stumbles upon fresh youth struggling for their under-ground music bands, art and ideas. in the middle of all the confusion, Will it ever all makes sense at the end? A question for the youth and the city to answer. Written by Ihab Shawky

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One of The Best, A New Experience !
16 February 2011 | by (Alexandria, Egypt) – See all my reviews

Although this movie came out to theaters during the Egptian Revolution 2010, I decided to watch it once the Movies reopen their doors, and it was a Great experience that's totally new for the Egyptian Cinema Industry. At first, I felt more like a documentary movie than a feature film, but then I realized that Its drama is within the characters not the events, as the writer (also the director) Ahmed Abdullah delivered a new interpretation for this group of young people's feelings, by focusing on the small details and simple incidents happening during their daily life, also he showed a new view for Alexandria, its Talented youth, their musical bands, their hobbies, their art works & graffiti.

The acting ensemble was awesome, not focusing on Khaled Abol Naga only, but gave each one their chance to show us a very realistic and simple performance, with a nice guest appearance of Menna Shalbi.

What made (microphone) a great movie was its direction and Cinematography, new angles in Egyptian films, and the songs selection for sure.

Just a little flaws in the script & storyline got to the movie, but didn't affect amusement.

Is Microphone the best Egyptian Movie?!... I can't tell, but when you watch it, you can't deny that this movie is new & a point of transition in the Egyptian Movie Industry.


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