Yomeddine

Egypt | NR | 97 min | Arabic
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Showings

Angell Hall Sat, May 11 3:45 PM
Emagine Royal Oak - Aud 6 Sat, May 18 5:30 PM
Event Info
Film Section:World Narrative
Category:Drama
Comedy
Road Movie
Feel-good
Angell
Ann Arbor
Emagine
Royal Oak
Sponsored By:Tamara L. Kutter
Audience Award:Yes
Film Info
Release Year:2018
Run Time (in minutes):97
Premiere Status:Michigan Premiere
Rating:NR
Production Country:Egypt
Language:Arabic
Subtitles:with English subtitles
Previous Festivals:Cannes
Vancouver IFF
Cleveland
Festival Awards:Winner
François Chalais Award - Cannes 2018
Cast/Crew Info
Director:A.B. Shawky

Description

Beshay – a man cured of leprosy – has never left the leper colony in the Egyptian desert where he has lived since childhood. Following the death of his wife, he finally decides to go in search of his roots. With his meagre possessions strapped to a donkey cart, he sets out. Quickly joined by Obama, the Nubian orphan he has taken under his wing, Beshay will cross Egypt and confront the world with all its sorrows, its hardships and moments of grace, in his quest for a family, a place to belong, a little humanity…