Cinema Film Detail:
The Aquarium (Genenet al Asmak)
Tuesday 23 October, 9.00 p.m.
Wednesday 24 October, 8.00 p.m.
Youssef is a hotshot anesthesiologist who often sleeps in his car for privacy. Laila (Hend Sabri) is the careerist host of a late night radio call-in show. These two members of Cairo's elite, lost souls traveling parallel paths of longing and disconnection, are the principal fish in Yousry Nasrallah'sThe Aquarium, a meditation on the intellectual capital of the Middle East, now bent under the sway of repression in all its forms.
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Director: Yousry Nasrallah
Screenplay: Nasser Abdel Rahman, Yousry Nasrallah
Director of Photography: Samir Bahsan
Editor: Mona Rabie
Original Music: Tamer Karawan
Art Director: Adel El Maghraby
Costume Designer: Nahed Nasrallah
Producers: Gabriel Khoury, Denis Freyd, Karl Baumgartner
Cast: Amr Waked, Hend Sabri, Bassem Samra, Gamil Rateb, Ahmed Al Fishawy, Menha Batraoui, Samah Anwar, Dora Zarouk, Salwa Mohamed Ali, Laila Samy, Donia Masoud