CACTUS FLOWER

ZAHRET AL SABBAR

By Hala ELKOUSSY

LES CINEMAS DU MONDE - LA FABRIQUE CINEMA DE L’INSTITUT FRANCAIS - as PROMO

First film - Development 2015

Cactus Flower is a story of survival through human solidarity. Dreams are a form of resistance, and the city, which charms and abuses, is as much a protagonist as the characters.

    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • First film, Drama, Social issues
    • Countries
    • EGYPT
    • Languages
    • ARABIC
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Duration
    • 100 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Hala ELKOUSSY
    • Producer(s)
    • Hossam ELOUAN (TRANSIT FILMS (EG))
    • Synopsis
    • "Cactus Flower" is the story of Aida, a struggling theatre actress, her neighbour Samiha, a destitute and reclusive bourgeoise of fading beauty, and Yassin, a tormented, street-smart young man. All three are thrown together overnight after a flood leaves the two women homeless in Cairo, a city on the verge of collapse.
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