Egypt Today guide to the movies of Eid el Adha and the upcoming period



Fri, 31 Jul 2020 - 02:02 GMT


Fri, 31 Jul 2020 - 02:02 GMT

File: Saheb el Makam poster.

File: Saheb el Makam poster.





CAIRO – 31 July 2020: Egyptian cinema is started to continue its activities with a number of new movies that was premiered during Eid El-Adha and others is expected be released after it.


Egypt Today will give you glimpses about these movies.


1- ‘’El Ghassala’’ ( Washing Machine)


Lost mouse, a washing machine, time traveling…and more! Official trailer for El Ghassala, releases featuring insane science experiments.


Released by New Century Productions, Misr International Films, and Synergy Films, the new Sci-Fi is available in cinemas across Egypt and the Arab world in Eid Al Adha and was premiered on July 30.


El Ghassala's trailer reveals characters who seem to have time traveled to the 1990s to sort out a problem and they got stuck in there.


Headlined by Mahmoud Hemida , Ahmed Hatem and Hannah El Zahed, along with Mohamed Sallam, Bayoumi Fouad, Ahmed Fathy and Taher Abou Leila, the film guest stars Mohamed Tharwat, Mahmoud El Leithy and Ali El Tayeb and features a special cameo appearance by Sherin Reda.


Written by Adel Salib and directed by Essam Adel Hamid, El Ghassala follows Omar who uses the washing machine to get rid of the obstacles that drive a wedge between him and his girlfriend.


The film marks the second collaboration between Ahmed Hatem and Hannah El Zahed, after Love Story that was released on Valentine's Day 2019 to a huge success in Egyptian cinemas.


Produced by New Century Production, Misr International Films (MIF), and Synergy Films, El Ghassala is distributed regionally by Dollar Film, and internationally by N Star.


2-“Saheb el Makam”


saheb makam

Egyptian film “Saheb el Makam” was premiered on Shahid Vod on July 30. 


This is the first major film in the Middle East to premiere on a vod platform before it hits theaters.


Egyptian superstars Yousra and Asser Yassin co-star in ‘’ Saheb el Makam”.




Yousra appears throughout the events of the film to Yassin who embodies the role of a wealthy businessman, in the form of a spirit and chases him. 


Beside Yassin and Yousra, the movie stars Amina Khalil, Riham Abdel Gahfour, Bayoumi Fouad, Nesrine Amin among others. ‘’ Saheb el Makam’’ is written by Ibrahim Eissa, directed by Mando el Adl and produced by Ahmed el Sobky. 




3 “Taw’am Rouhy” ( Soulmate)


Egyptian movie “Taw’am Rouhy” will be released after Eid el Adha. The events of the romantic-comic movie revolve around a strong love story between a young couple who face many problems and obstacles that make their love something impossible to achieve on the ground.


“ Taw’am Rouhy” stars Hassan el Radadd, Amina Khalil, Aicha Ben Ahmed among others.


The movie is written by Amina el Tounsy and directed by Osman Abo Laban.


4- “Waraet Gameya”




Egyptian Film “Waraet Gameya” will be released in Egyptian cinemas soon.


The movie revolves around a woman named Umm Abdullah, who lives in a humble alley, provides for her sister and her family, and owns a hairdresser shop.


The movie stars a number of Egyptian stars, including Lucy, Mohamed Adel, Sahar el-Saigh, and Samy Fahmy among others.


“Waret Gameya” is written by Mohamed Gamal Taha and directed by Ahmed el-Bably


5- ‘’ Zenzana 7’’ ( Cell 7)

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‘’ Zenzana 7’’ movie will be released directly after Eid al-Adha.“Cell 7” stars Ahmed Zaher, Nidal el-Shafei, Abeer Sabri, Maya Nasry, Menna Fadhali, Ehab Fahmy, Medhat Tikha, Ahmed el-Tohamy, Amy Islam, Mostafa Haredy, Ashraf Abdel Aziz and Ayman Keshk. It is written by Hossam Mousa and directed by Abram Nashaat. 



Nidal el-Shafei, one of the protagonists of the movie, embodies Mansour, a man who gets imprisoned. Ahmed Zaher embodies Harbi, who is just an ordinary man who gets caught up in a chain of problems that eventually causes him to be detained.


 Mansour and Harbi end up meeting each other in Cell 7, hence the name of the movie.


6- ‘’ Rima’’




 Egyptian Film “ Rima” is expected to be released in the coming period after Eid el Adha.


The Egyptian horror movie revolves around a small girl who will appear to a married couple and turns their life into a mess.


“ Rima” stars Mohmed Sarwat, Maya Nasri, Hala Fakher, Ehab Fahmy, Firas Said, Maha Nassar among others. 


The movie is written by Ahmed Anwar and directed by Moataz Hossam.




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