Egypt I 2021 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 89 min
The experienced old truck driver “Abu Saddam” gets a transportation mission on the
North Coast Road after he stopped working for years.
He decides that he wants to complete his mission perfectly to complement his
working reputation, but he faces a small situation on the road, and this get out of
Screening: May 06th 23:00 Panora 1
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CAST & CREDITS
Director: Nadine Khan
Writer: Mahmoud Ezzat
Cast: Mohamed Mamdouh, Ahmed Dash,
Sayed Ragab, Aly Kassem, Zeina
DOP: Abdelsalam Moussa
Producer: Ahmed Fahmy
Nadine Khan is a filmmaker living and working in Cairo. She earned her BA in film directing from the Egyptian Higher Film Institute in 2001. Since then, she has directed several fiction films, commercials, TV series and music videos. Her debut feature film Chaos, Disorder/ Harag w’ Marag won the Jury Prize at the Dubai International Film Festival (2012), and the Best Film award at the Oran Film Festival, Algeria (2013) and the Muscat International Film Festival, Oman (2014). Khan’s sophomore film Abu Saddam (2021) has been premiered at the 43rd Cairo
International Film Festival (international competition) winning best actor (Mohamed Mamdouh). One of Khan’s four short films One in a Million (2006) was in the official selections of the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen and the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) and was acquired by the ZDF Kultur. She has also directed several TV commercials and music videos, and her critically acclaimed TV series Seventh Neighbor/ Saabe’ Gaar (produced by CBC,2017) was met with popular success around the MENA region. Khan now is in production with her 2nd TV series Meen A’al / Who said so MBC production will be screened in 2022 Ramadan season.