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Ya Tayr El Tayer (The Idol)

Enjaaz


Gaza. Synonymous to so many with conflict, destruction and despair but to Mohammed Assaf, and his sister Nour, Gaza is their home and their playground. Their band might play on secondhand, beaten-up instruments but their ambitions are sky-high. In front of him on TV one evening lies an impossible dream: the auditions for Arab Idol, the most popular show in the Arab world, are taking place in Cairo. Despite the closed borders, he makes it in front of the judges in Egypt. From there, destiny awaits, a chance to change his life and give a voiceless people the greatest feeling of all: the freedom to love, live and feel free.

2015 / 98 mins

Genre: Drama and Music

Director

Hany Abu-Assad

Producer

Ali Jaafar
(Quinta Communications)
Amira Diab

Cast

Qais Atallah
Hiba Atallah
Ahmed Qassim
Abd-Elkarim Abu-Barakeh
Tawfeek Barhom
Maisa Abd Elhadi
Eyad Hourani
Ali Suliman
Ashraf Barhoum

Editor

Eyas Salman

DOP

Ehab Assal

Scriptwriter

Hany Abu-Assad
Sameh Zoabi

Sales Agent

Anick Poirier
(Seville International )
www.sevilleinternational.com/
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