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Original Title : Eshtebak
Year : 2015
Country : Egypt
Movie Duration : 122 min.

Cast :

Nelly Karim,Hany Adel, Mohammed Alaa, Khaled Kamal, Ali Altayeb,Mai Elghety, Hosni Sheta, Ahmed Malik, Mohamed Gamal Kalbaz, Ashraf Hamdi

Production :

Mohamed Hefzy

Awards :

Nominated-Un Certain Regard Award- Cannes Film Festival 2016, Won- Best Cinematography, Won- Best Editing,Won- FACC Award- Carthage Film Festival 2016, Oscars 2017-Best Foreign Language Film Category-Official Entry from Egypt

  • Synopsis

    Cairo, summer of 2013 – Two years after the Egyptian revolution. In the wake of the ouster of Islamist president Morsi, a police truck full of detained demonstrators of divergent political and religious backgrounds roams through violent protests. Can the detainees overcome their differences to stand a chance of survival?

  • About Director

    Mohamed Diab

    Mohamed Diab is a writer and director whose work often centers on pressing issues concerning Egyptian society. He is known for his directorial debut film Cairo 678. Diab wrote the blockbuster Egyptian franchise “The Island” films which are the highest grossing Egyptian and Arabic films of all times.


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