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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 »

Director:

Ahmad Abdalla

Writer:

Ahmad Abdalla (screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Kal Naga ... Khaled (as Khaled Abol Naga)
Yousra El Lozy ... Salma
Hani Adel Hani Adel ... Hany
Ahmed Magdy Ahmed Magdy ... Magdy (as Ahmad Magdy)
Menna Shalabi ... Hadeer
Atef Yousef Atef Yousef ... Homeless sales guy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shaheen Ahmed Shaheen Ahmed ... Self (as Shaheen)
Salwa Mohamed Ali Salwa Mohamed Ali ... Shaheen's Aunt (as Salwa Mohamed)
Omar Boflot Omar Boflot ... Self
Badr Dahi Badr Dahi ... Self
Amr El-Mohamady Amr El-Mohamady
Omar Herrawi Omar Herrawi ... Self
Yassin Koptan Yassin Koptan ... Yassin
Nagy Nabil Nagy Nabil ... Officer
Mohamed Nosair Mohamed Nosair ... Self
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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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Comedy | Drama | Music | Musical

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31 July 2020 | by yusufpiskinSee all my reviews

I couldn't get used to the rawness of the image at first, but then I thought it was a suitable form to tell the story of the street. I guess the director didn't want to barely 'document' these underground bands and artists, so he chose a hybrid form by mixing the documentary and fiction. Even though the authorities don't let underground to raise its voice, the film itself functions as an exhibition space extradiagetically -as we see in that last scene on the seaside, which was very touching.


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Country:

Egypt

Language:

Arabic

Release Date:

29 September 2011 (Kuwait) See more »

Also Known As:

Mikrofon See more »

Filming Locations:

Alexandria, Egypt

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Budget:

EGP3,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$772
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Film-Clinic, Naga-time See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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