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Basra (2008)

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 »

Director:

Ahmed Rashwan

Writer:

Ahmed Rashwan
4 wins. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Bassem Samra ... Tarek
Yara Goubran Yara Goubran ... Nahla
Eyad Nassar ... Hamada
Nahed El Sebaï ... Maha
Mohamed Al Ahmady Mohamed Al Ahmady ... Ziad
Fatma Adel Fatma Adel ... Hind
Christine Solomon ... Bouthina
Rasha Fares Rasha Fares ... Randa
Naglaa Younis Naglaa Younis ... Ghada
Aya Soliman Aya Soliman ... Nayra
Wagih Agamy Wagih Agamy ... Hamada's Father
Ahmed Rashwan ... Hotel Receptionist
Dalia Ramzy Dalia Ramzy ... Farida
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

R
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Official Sites:

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Country:

Egypt

Language:

Arabic

Release Date:

20 October 2008 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

100% Alive See more »

Filming Locations:

Alexandria, Egypt See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo (Western Electric Sound System)| Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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