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Cairo Calling (2005)

Ahmed is in for the shock of his life when his mother calls from Cairo to announce her imminent visit to Montreal . He has to clean up his act to get ready for her arrival. He convinces his... See full summary »

Directors:

Xiaodan He, Joseph Antaki (co-director)

Writer:

Joseph Antaki
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Cast

Credited cast:
Barbara Alexandre Barbara Alexandre ... Layla
Joseph Antaki Joseph Antaki ... Ahmed
Francois Bryon Francois Bryon ... Eric
Claudette Del Burgo Claudette Del Burgo ... Mother
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Ahmed is in for the shock of his life when his mother calls from Cairo to announce her imminent visit to Montreal . He has to clean up his act to get ready for her arrival. He convinces his entourage to play along for the duration of her stay, telling them that the visit is a short one. But Mother has other plans... She is a woman on a mission and is ready to stay for as long as it takes for her to see it through. In fact, she has an open ticket! Ahmed's patience as well as his friends' will be severely tested as his mother tries to bring her old world values into their lives. But she too will get tested when she realizes the true meaning of the old saying : be careful what you wish for, it may just come true... Written by BMP Inc.

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Genres:

Short | Comedy

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 February 2005 (Canada) See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Budget:

CAD 80,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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