Egypt's 'El Feel el Azra’a’ part 2 to open Aarhus Arab Film Festival



Fri, 02 Oct 2020 - 04:01 GMT


Fri, 02 Oct 2020 - 04:01 GMT

File: El Feel el Azra’a poster.

File: El Feel el Azra’a poster.


CAIRO - 2 October 2020: The Egyptian Film “El Feel el Azra’a” part 2 ( The Blue Elephant) part 2 will open Aarhus Arab Film Festival which will kick off on Friday, October 2.

The Egyptian movie "El Feel-el Azra’a" achieved booming success, generating revenues exceeding L.E 90 million. 

The makers of the Egyptian movie "El Feel-el Azra’" will present part 3 from the movie; this was clear from the open ending of part 2. 

The film promo has recorded more than 9 million views, and was met with an enthusiastic interaction from the anticipating audience. 

Famed Egyptian actor Karim Abdel Aziz appears in the promo fighting with beloved star Nelly Karim.

Part 2 stars the same cast of part one led by director Marwan Hamed and author Ahmed Mourad. Tunisian actress Hend Sabry and Asma Sherif Mounir also joined the cast, along with Dhafer L’abdine and Eyad Nassar as guests of honor. 

Produced by Synergy, the sequel follows a huge success of the first part, which grossed more than LE35 million when released in 2014, a record number in the last decade in Egyptian cinema. 

The movie part one tells the story of Yehia, a psychiatrist who returns to Al-Abbasiya mental hospital after 5years of self-imposed isolation, where he meets an old friend with a dark past and uncovers many surprises that turn his life upside down. 

The events develop in a drama, horror, mystery context. Part 2 takes place 5 years later, as Dr. Yehia has married Lobna, played by Karim, and is summoned to the Department of Dangerous Cases. 

The films are adapted from Ahmed Mourad's best-selling book of the same name that was released in 2012. 

The book was shortlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) in 2014.



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