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The Nile Hilton Incident (2017)

Unrated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 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

Writers:

Tarik Saleh, Magdi Abdelhadi (writing consultant)
10 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Fares Fares ... Police Commander Noredin Mostafa
Mari Malek ... Salwa
Yasser Ali Maher Yasser Ali Maher ... Police General Kammal Mostafa (as Yaser Maher)
Ahmed Selim Ahmed Selim ... Hatem Shafiq (as Ahmed Seleem)
Slimane Dazi ... Green Eyed Man (Killer)
Hania Amar ... Gina
Hichem Yacoubi Hichem Yacoubi ... Nagui
Mohamed Yousry Mohamed Yousry ... Momo
Mohamed Sanaaeldin Shafie Mohamed Sanaaeldin Shafie ... Nordin's father
Ahmed Khairy Ahmed Khairy ... Taxi driver / Sales Clerk
Ahmed Abdelhamid Hefny Ahmed Abdelhamid Hefny ... Saleh (as Ahmed Hefny)
Nael Ali Nael Ali ... Police Major Yosef (as Nael Aly)
Ger Duany ... Clinton
Ashraf Tulba Ashraf Tulba ... Naguib (as Ashraf Tolba)
Zoubir Amimi Zoubir Amimi ... Sherif
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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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Trivia

Tarik Saleh was forced to shift shooting from Cairo to Casablanca after the production was shut down by the Egyptian state security service. 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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Very realistic movie with terrible sound directory
20 May 2018 | by mkhemarSee all my reviews

About the story line .. it's such important to say this movie describes the egyptian political society so close that i - for a while - thought that Noredin Mostafa is a real character ..

There is a fact that the idea of the main story line is real .. Suzanne Tamim was a charming but not widely known lebanese singer who was found dead in her appartment in Dubai in 2008 .. the investigators in Dubai have known the identity of the killer (Mohsen El Sokkary) who was an ex-cop in state security section (a section known for it's brutal ways in protecting the whole regime and always against the people of Egypt) .. later he confessed the murder after incitement by Hisham Talaat Mostafa who was a close member in the circle around Gamal Mobarak ..both Hisham and Mohsen faced trial in Egyptian court and put in prison for 15 yrs ..

The movie describes the Egyptian society and police corruption very well .. may be the fact is much horrifying .. this was one of the main causes of the glorious egyptian revolution in 2011 ..

The only critic to the film is the sound directory is so weak .. sometimes i found it so hard to hear the dialog ..


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Country:

Sweden | Germany | Denmark | Morocco | France

Language:

Arabic | Dinka | English | Italian

Release Date:

5 July 2017 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Nile Hilton Incident 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

Gross USA:

$81,089

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,979,536
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (as Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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