A PRESENT FROM THE PAST

20 SEPTEMBER

By Kawthar YOUNIS

ZAWYA CINEMA AND DISTRIBUTION - as SALES All rights, World / DISTR Theatrical, TV, DVD-video, VOD, Airline, World

Documentary - Completed 2015


Festivals
& Awards

Cairo IFF 2015
Special Screenings
ALFILM Festival Berlin 2016
Official Selection
FIDADOC 2016
Audience Award
    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • EGYPT
    • Languages
    • ARABIC
    • Duration
    • 80 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Kawthar YOUNIS
    • Producer(s)
    • Kawthar YOUNIS (High Cinema Institute of Cairo)
    • Synopsis
    • Mokhtar, a filmmaking professor, receives an unexpected gift on his 75th birthday from his daughter Kawthar, a filmmaker in her early twenties.
      With two plane tickets to Rome, they set out in search of his long lost love – Patrizia – the woman he promised to return to thirty-three years ago.
      Being filmed unknowingly throughout the trip, Mokhtar’s raw emotions are captured by his daughter’s hidden camera. As voyeurs to this quest for love, we are immersed in the lives of the father and daughter, and the triumphs and tribulations they experience during their trip.
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