5 movies to compete in Eid Al-Fitr season



Mon, 11 Jun 2018 - 07:46 GMT


Mon, 11 Jun 2018 - 07:46 GMT

FILE - 5 movies to compete in Eid Al-Fitr season

FILE - 5 movies to compete in Eid Al-Fitr season

CAIRO – 10 June 2018: Ahead of Eid Al-Fitr movie marathon, Egypt Today presents the five most anticipated movies:

1- "Harb Karmooz"

The film takes place in the era of King Farouk, Egypt's last king. The story revolves around a police officer, Youssef el Masry (played by Amir Karara), who lives in Karmooz district in Alexandria. Masry fights many battles and saves a girl from being raped.

“Harb Karmooz” stars famed English actor Scott Adkins, known as “Boyka”, in his first appearance in the Egyptian cinema, alongside Karara, Mostafa Khater, Ghada Abdel Razek, Bayoumy Fouad, Fathy Abdel Wahab and Rogina, among others. “Harb Karmooz” is written by Mohamed el Sobky and directed by Peter Mimi.


“Karma” revolves around two people who never cross paths, but have common life circumstances, according to a press statement issued by MAD Solutions for the Arab Film and Entertainment Industry on March 20.

The social media pages showed the first photos of the film’s stars, including Amr Saad, Zeina, Ghada Abdel Razek, Suheir el Ghadban, Khaled el Sawy, Wafaa Amer, Maged el Masry, Dalal Abdel Aziz, Magdy Kamel, Ehab Fahmy, Mostafa Darwish, Hassan Harb and the young child, Birla.

“Karma” houses as well a notable group of Egyptian media men, who are acting for the first time, such as Youssef al Hussieny, Khaled Tallima and Omar Zahran. The movie is written and directed by Khaled Youssef, produced and distributed by Masr Arabia Production Company and marketed by MAD Solutions. The film is scheduled to be released in several Arab countries soon.

The film marks famed Egyptian director Youssef's comeback to movie directing after seven years of hiatus. His last film, “Kaf Qamar” (Qamar’s Hand), was screened in 2011.

“Karma” also marks Youssef's fourth collaboration with Amr Saad, the sixth with Ghada Abdel Razek and the third with Wafaa Amer.

“Leilet Hana w Serour” (A Night of Bliss and Pleasure)

"Leilet Hana w Serour" is an action comedy movie that tells the story of a businessman named ( Serour) who is forced to escape from a gang along with his finance (Hana) then suddenly he has to confront the gang head. The movie stars Mohamed Emam, Yasmine Sabry, and Farouk el Fishawy, among others. “Leilet Hana w Serour” is written by Mustafa Sakr and Mohamed Ezzeldin and directed by Hussein el Manbawy.

“El-Abla Tamtam” (Teacher Tamtam)

The story of the film revolves around the escape of a group of prisoners through a secret underground tunnel. When they find themselves in a school, they decide to stay there but Tamtam, a teacher, confronts them in a comic way. “El-Abla Tamtam” stars Yasmine Abdel Aziz, Bayoumi Fouad, Hisham Ismail, and Hamdy el Merghany, among others.

The movie is written by Ayman Wattar and directed by Aly Idris.

“Alb Omo” (His Mother's Heart)

A leader of a gang called Magdi Takhtoukh goes in a fight where he gets seriously injured and becomes in need of a heart transplant. At the same time, the mother of a young man named Younis dies; the doctors decide to transfer this woman's heart to Takhtoukh to save his life. The funny thing is that Takhtoukh starts to deal with Younis in a tender way as if he is his mother. The movie stars Chico, Hisham Maged, Nour Kadry, Dalal Abdel Aziz, Bayoumi Fouad, and Mohmed Tharwat, among others. “Alb Omo” is written by Tamer Ibrahim, Ahmed Mohy and Mohamed Mohamady and directed by Amr Salah.



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