AFTER THE BATTLE

A film by Yousry Nasrallah

Cast : Nahed El Sebaï, Bassem Samra, Menna Chalaby

2012 / Egypte, France / original title : AFTER THE BATTLE / 122’ / Color / status : completed / Arabic / long feature-film / French and International catalog

Mahmoud is one of the “Tahrir square horseriders” who, on 2nd February 2011, manipulated by Mubarak’s regime, charged against the young revolutionaries. Beaten, humiliated, unemployed, ostracised in his neighbourhood near the Pyramids, Mahmoud and his family are losing their footing… It is then that he meets Reem, a young Egyptian divorcee, modern and secular, who works in advertising. Reem is a militant revolutionary and lives in a nice neighbourhood in Cairo. Their meeting will change their lives…

Press

“Une étourdissante plongée dans une société égyptienne en pleine ébullition !”

La Vie