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Al-irhab wal kabab (1992)

A family man frustrated by the bureaucracies of the Egyptian public system as well as difficulties of life finds himself inadvertently accused of terrorism and decides to maintain this role... See full summary »

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Kamal Al-Shennawi ...
Ahmed Rateb ...
Ashraf Abdel Baqi ...
Hilal
Magda Zaki ...
Munira
Youssef Dawood ...
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Ahmed Akl ...
Hajjaj Abdul Azim ...
Enaam Salousa ...
Sami Sarhan ...
Alaa Morsy ...
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Soleiman Eid ...
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Aisha Elkelany ...
Om Mahrous
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A family man frustrated by the bureaucracies of the Egyptian public system as well as difficulties of life finds himself inadvertently accused of terrorism and decides to maintain this role holding down hostages in one of Egypt's most congested public service buildings. As some sympathise and join his cause, an antagonistic interior minister aims to defuse the situation. Written by baset_a

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11 June 1992 (Egypt)  »

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The film's events take place at Mogamma which is a famous administrative governmental building in Cairo. See more »

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When Ahmed looks at the floor there are two rifles placed next to each other, as he takes one step forward both guns are between his feet. See more »

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a triumph
3 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

a complete outstanding Egyptian triumph, which desserve's dozens of awards!!! a contraveursal script from the brave wahid hamed. magnificent performances. a classic black political comedy that would make you laugh to tears. it has to be set on DVDs & sold internationally. *****


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