File: Curfew movie poster.
CAIRO - 6 March 2021:Egyptian movie “Hazr Tagawell” (Curfew) will participate in Pune Arab Film Festival and Malmo Arab Film Festival.
“ Hazr Tagwel” was be released in Egyptian cinemas on December 30.
Cairo International Film Festival selected the Egyptian feature film “Curfew” by Amir Ramses to participate in the international competition at the 42nd edition of the festival.
The movie star Elham Shahine won the Best Actress Award from the festival.
The film takes place late autumn 2013 during the curfew in Egypt, “Faten” who gets out of prison after 20 years to find her daughter “Leila” unable to overcome the past and abandons her.
The only thing on her mind is that her mother murdered her father.
On the other hand, ‘Faten” refuses to reveal the main reason of the murder, leaving her daughter believing all the rumors said by the neighbors, that she cheated on her husband with ‘Yehia”.
‘Yehia’ never tried to defend himself because of the promise he made to “Faten”.
This situation puts “Leila”, Faten’s daughter in conflict between rejecting her own mother and gradually missing her.
The movie stars Elham Shahin, Amina Khalil, Ahmed Magdy, Mahmoud el Leithy among others.
”Curfew” is directed by Amir Ramses.
Mohamed Hefzy, The President of the Festival, said that the audience of Cairo International Film Festival are always interested in any participation of an Egyptian movie in the international competition.
It was a challenge that the jury undertakes every year to choose the right Egyptian film that will represent the Egyptian cinema internationally and able to compete amidst with the most important films of the year internationally.
This was achieved at the 42nd edition that witnessed the world premiere of the feature film ‘The Curfew’.