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CAIRO – 12 September 2017: Cinema Daal will screen a French thriller film called “Caché” on September 13.
The film portrays the story of Georges, a famous program host living with his wife and child.
The couple receive a number of videotapes showing their personal life from an anonymous source. Only a drowning head of a rooster is printed on the tapes.
Georges begins to think that he is being punished for a mistake he made in the past that goes back to when Georges’s family were living with an Arabic family. The Arabic family had a son called Majid.
Majid’s parents were killed in the Paris massacre of 1961, and Georges kicked him out of his home. After that Majid, was sent to refuge. Georges starts to suspect that the tapes are from Majid.
The movie was directed and written by Michael Haneke and starred Daniel Auteuil, Juliette Binoche, and Maurice Bénichou. It was released in 2005.
“Caché” was rewarded Best Director, FIPRESCI, and the Ecumenicalin prize in Cannes Film Festival 2005.