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Ali, the Goat and Ibrahim (2016)

Ali Mizah wa Ibrahim (original title)
Ali believes his late girlfriend's soul has been reincarnated in a goat. Ali, his goat and his friend Ibrahim embark on a journey of friendship and self-discovery across Egypt to reverse the curse.

Director:

Sherif Elbendary (as Sherif El Bendary)

Writers:

Ahmed Amer, Ibrahim El-Batout (story)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ali Subhi Ali Subhi ... Ali
Ahmad Magdy ... Ibrahim (as Ahmed Magdy)
Salwa Mohamed Ali Salwa Mohamed Ali ... Nousa
Nahed El Sebaï ... Sabah
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ibrahim Ghareib Ibrahim Ghareib ... The train collector
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Storyline

Ali loves a goat called Nada and Ibrahim hears voices from another world. Both young men are misunderstood and marginalized. Together, they embark on a journey that takes them around Egypt only to discover, through their strong friendship, that their ailment is in fact their strength. Written by Amer

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Genres:

Drama | Fantasy

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Language:

Arabic

Release Date:

1 March 2017 (Egypt) See more »

Also Known As:

Ali, The Goat and Ibrahim See more »

Filming Locations:

Alexandria, Egypt See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$350,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$33,370
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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A breath of fresh air
15 December 2016 | by mayar_elgiushySee all my reviews

I saw this movie in Dubai international film festival and it's just fascinating. i had high hopes for this movie before i got to watch it but it turned out to be so much better than i thought it would be. everything starting from the screenplay which was very beautifully constructed to be touching and inspiring yet sick hilarious to the brilliant soundtrack which was -like the story- very delightful. also the acting was so excellent that it makes you feel involved in the story. director Sheriff Elbendary just created a beautiful piece of cinema. i loved everything about this film; the originality, the absurdity even the goat. it's definitely a must-see.


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