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The Nile Hilton Incident (2017)

Unrated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 5 July 2017 (France)
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A maid witnesses a murder at an upscale hotel and a policeman is assigned to the case, but it soon becomes clear that important people don't want the case solved.

Director:

Tarik Saleh

Writer:

Tarik Saleh
10 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Fares Fares ... Police Commander Noredin Mostafa
Mari Malek ... Salwa
Yasser Ali Maher Yasser Ali Maher ... Police General Kammal Mostafa
Ahmed Selim Ahmed Selim ... Hatem Shafiq
Hania Amar ... Gina
Mohamed Yousry Mohamed Yousry ... Momo
Slimane Dazi ... Green Eyed Man (Killer)
Hichem Yacoubi Hichem Yacoubi ... Nagui
Ger Duany ... Clinton
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tareq Abdalla Tareq Abdalla ... Amir
Khaled Abdelhamed Khaled Abdelhamed ... Ayman
Mohamed Abdouni Mohamed Abdouni ... CD Vendor
Nael Ali Nael Ali ... Police Major Yosef
Zoubir Amimi Zoubir Amimi ... Sherif
Adil Ammor Adil Ammor ... Protestor
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Storyline

Set against the backdrop of the Egyptian Revolution, the thriller features a police officer who investigates the murder of a woman. What initially seems to be a killing of a prostitute turns into a more complicated case involving the very elite of Egypt.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Morocco | Sweden | Denmark | Germany | France

Language:

Arabic | Dinka | English | French

Release Date:

5 July 2017 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Crimen en el Cairo See more »

Filming Locations:

Casablanca, Morocco See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,250,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,183, 13 August 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$81,089, 9 November 2017
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (as Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

French visa # 146642. See more »

Goofs

Towards the beginning of the film, Police Chief Kammal is watching TV, and says that Tunisia is going to pot (presumably because of the Arab Spring uprisings) and yet still beat Egypt at football. There was no international football match between the two countries around then, though there was a friendly shortly after. See more »

Quotes

Gina: I am an artist.
Gina: But the people who have money want to buy me and lock me up in a golden cage.
Gina: Even if you have the key, you can't run away.
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References Breaking Bad (2008) See more »

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A must see movie about the unbelievable corruptiion in our world
18 March 2018 | by abisioSee all my reviews

Fares Fares (born in Lebanon) is a very well known actor in Sweden where he starred in the Department Q series; he has some presence in other countries but sadly not in an important role like the one in The Nile Hilton Incident

Fares is Noredin Mostafa; a very corrupt cop in Egypt in 2011. The first few minutes of the movie shows the small scams the Egyptian police commits until a horrible assassination occurred in the Nile Hilton hotel.

Based on real facts and with the background of the Egyptian revolution in 2011, the movie paced spiraling events keep you tied to the screen until the formidable ending (which has nothing to do with the feel good American endings)

A singer is killed in his room. The killer identity emerges immediately; however the investigation is not important; but the corruption of a system that protects rich and punish lower classes and immigrants (ring a bell ?)

Some events sound like joke but are far from it. It was (or still is) the tragic reality of countries where the political system became the enemy of the people.

In brief; a hard but very necessary movie


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