TOPIC Ahmed Zaki
Egypt’s cinematic gems: Love Over the Pyramid Plateau
Ismail Fayed | Atef al-Tayeb charts a man’s attempt to fulfill his sexual desire without sinning or breaking the law
Egypt’s cinematic gems: The Empire of Satan
Rowan El Shimi | This absurdist comedy package about a plane crash is full of revolutionary sentiment
Egypt’s cinematic gems: Land of Fear
Amany Ali Shawky | A philosophical storyline about human existence packaged as an epic crime flick full of suspense.
Egypt’s cinematic gems: A Dinner Date
Amany Ali Shawky | A fast-paced feminist tragedy conjured from a small article in a newspaper’s crime section
Egypt’s cinematic gems: An Important Man’s Wife
Adham Youssef | Mohamed Khan has a long history of making women the gauge of society in his films, says Adam Youssef.
Egypt’s cinematic gems: ‘Mr Karate’
Andeel | A film about a convertible driving through explosions, except the convertible is an unemployed youth
Egypt’s cinematic gems: ‘Against the Government’
Andeel | “We are all corrupt, no exceptions, even with helpless silence, we are corrupt.”
Egypt’s cinematic gems: ‘The Escape’
Wael Hamdy | He has enough flexibility for minor ethical compromises