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Zahret Al Sabar (Cactus Flower)


Aida (33) is a struggling actress from a provincial background. She finds herself on the streets of Cairo along with her neighbour Samiha (70), a reclusive bourgeois. With no money and nowhere to go, the two women, aided by Yassin (20), a street-savvy youth, embark on a journey to find shelter. Amid the banal and at times disastrous turns their journey takes, they move along parallel journeys of self-discovery. An extraordinary friendship grows among the unlikely trio; a friendship comparable to a delicate flower blooming from a thorny cactus.

2017 / 102 mins

Genre: Drama


Hala Elkoussy


Hala Elkoussy
Abdelsalam Moussa
Hossam Elouan
(Transit Films (EG))


Menha El Batroui
Salma Samy
Marwan Alazab
Zaki Abdel Wahab


Micheal Youssef


Abdelsalam Moussa


Hala Elkoussy

Production Company

Transit Films (EG)
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