Yasmina, a young Egyptian woman, is suddenly called by her Hungarian friend Yoko to assist her with her secret departure from Cairo in the aftermath of an Italian student’s mysterious death. Trying to cope with the tense situation, they spend their last few hours together in denial and anger of their unpleasant reality.
When Nashaat’s daughter is viciously attacked by his neighbor’s’ dog,he is aggrieved to hear claims that she provoked the attack. Unreconciled emotions lead to a heated confrontation with his ex-wife, leaving the cornered father with no choice but to take out frustrations on the perpetrator.
Faten gets out of jail 20 years after committing a horrible crime. it’s fall of 2013 and Egypt is under a curfew, she is obliged to spend the night with Laila who exposes her to a second trial in search of answers to an unbearable question. Two women seeking acceptance, resolution and closure.
A poor lady decides to enjoy a day out with her son who suffers from Down syndrome. She heads to classy Cairo towns to enjoy some ice-cream but instead, she is faced by great struggle. However, she insists on capturing a happy moment, for both herself and her son
Habib is a barber in his late sixties who works in his own home barbershop. One day he decides to break his daily routine and go through an adventure to delight his wife. Habib seems to be in psychological pain and suffering so much, however he insists on living his life in full.
Set in the confines of an impoverished Cairo neighborhood, a community’s everyday life is threatened by the ruthless rhythms of Tanneries, rotary driers crushing animal skin, hazards of poisonous waste water, Tahyea desperately clings to her brother, Saqr, whose only dream is to escape