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Zahret Al Sabar (Cactus Flower)
Aida is a struggling actress in her early thirties, from a provincial background. She finds herself on the streets of Cairo along with her elderly neighbour Samiha, a reclusive bourgeois. With no money and nowhere to go, the two women, aided by young Yassin, a street-savvy kid, embark on a journey to find shelter. An extraordinary friendship grows among the unlikely trio, a friendship comparable to a delicate flower blooming from a thorny cactus.
2017 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / 102 mins
Genre: Drama
Programme: Muhr Feature
Premiere: MENA Premiere
Rating: 12+
Contains: Adult References
Director: Hala Elkoussy
Producer: Hala Elkoussy, Abdelsalam Moussa, Hossam Elouan
Scriptwriter: Hala Elkoussy
DOP: Abdelsalam Moussa
Editor: Micheal Youssef
Composer: Ahmad El Sawy
Cast: Menha El Batroui, Salma Samy, Marwan Alazab, Zaki Abdel Wahab
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