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A glimpse of Egyptian society as seen through the inhabitants of one of Cairo's oldest buildings. A glimpse of Egyptian society as seen through the inhabitants of one of Cairo's oldest buildings.
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Based on the best-selling Egyptian novel, director Marwan Hamed shines a light on the diverse social stratas evident in Egyptian society, through the lives of the people who live in a luxury apartment building - originally built in the 1930s, but whose grandeur is now fading. With a broad range of narratives and characters, the film tackles sensitive issues such as Islamic-fundamentalism, homosexuality and corruption with a humorous touch. Based on the best-selling Egyptian novel, director Marwan Hamed shines a light on the diverse social stratas evident in Egyptian society, through the lives of the people who live in a luxury apartment building - originally built in the 1930s, but whose grandeur is now fading. With a broad range of narratives and characters, the film tackles sensitive issues such as Islamic-fundamentalism, homosexuality and corruption with a humorous touch.

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SKU 5060168380012
Catalogue Number ICA001DVD
Format DVD
Subtitles English
Language(s) Arabic
Running time 172 mins
DVD region 2
Certificate 15

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