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In The Last Days of the City

In The Last Days of the City

22 Sep 201719 Oct 2017

Filmmaker Tamer El Said's debut feature tells the fictional story of a filmmaker from downtown Cairo, played by Khalid Abdalla (The Kite Runner, United 93, Green Zone, Tigers) as he struggles to depict the soul of a city on the edge while facing loss in his own life.

Shot in Cairo, Beirut, Baghdad and Berlin two years prior to the outbreak of the revolution in Egypt, the film’s multi-layered stories are a visually rich exploration of friendship, loneliness, loss and life in cities shaped by the shadows of war and adversity.

 In the Last Days of the City (Akher ayam el madina), dir. Tamer El Said, Egypt/Germany/UK 2016, 118 mins.

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