Poisonous Roses - ورد مسموم

  • Poisonous Roses - ورد [...]
Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title : Worod Masmouma [titre original, arabe]
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2017
Format : Feature
Running time : 70 (in minutes)

Taheya, a toilet cleaner, wishes to keep her brother Saqr by her side in the tanneries district. She enters into a conflict with him over his desire to illegally immigrate to Italy. Taheya does everything to get hold of him and to bring him back by all means.

Saqr is a handsome man from the slums of the tanneries where he has lived and worked all his life. He dreams of escaping from the tanneries, and is torn by an internal conflict between his love for his sister, Taheya, who lives with him in the tanneries, and Reem who can take him out of that world. Each of the three main characters tells the story from his viewpoint and each time the details, the motivations, the context and the events are different.

Ibrahim El Naggary, Mohamed Berakaa, Mahmoud Hemida, Safaa El Toukhy

a film by Ahmed FAWZI (Ahmed FAWZI SALEH)

Egypt / France / Qatar, 2017, Feature, 1h10 mins, Drama

Nationality: Egypt / France

CAST (in credits order)
Ibrahim El Naggary (as Ibrahim El-Nagari)... Saqr
Mohamed Berakaa... El-sheikh
Mahmoud Hemida (as Mahmood Hemaidah)... The Magician
Safaa El Toukhy... The Mother
Remie Akl
Marihan Magdy... Tahya

Eman Hemeda (Al Batrik production)
Karim Aitouna & Thomas Micoulet - Karim Aitouna (Haut Les Mains Productions)

Ahmed Fawzi Saleh (as Fawzi Saleh)
Mahmoud Hemida (as Mahmud Hemeda)
Safei Eldin Mahmoud

DIRECTOR: Fawzi Saleh
Scriptwriter: Fawzi Saleh
based on a novel written by Ahmad Zaghlool El-Shiti
Cinematography by Maged Nader
Film Editing by Qutaiba Barhamji, Nadia Ben Rachid, Mennattalah Elshesheni, Mostafa Nour
Production Design by Adel El Siwi, Omar Houssien
Art Direction by Ahmed Fayez
Set Decoration by Ahmed Fayez
Costume Design by Lina Aly
First assistant director: Hady Mahmoud
Assistant Director: Youssef Abo Dan
Sound recordist: Bassam Farahat
Foley artist: Fady Garas
Sound mixer: Stéphane de Rocquigny
Sound editor: Sara Kaddouri
2nd unit camera operator: Shady Ishak
First assistant camera: Azza Kalfat
Costumer: Lina Aly
Colorist: Belal Hibri
Post-production coordinator: Mostafa Nour
Assistant editor: Gaïa Rase Casanova
Very special thanks: Dina Abd Elsalam
Thanks: Elia Suleiman, Masoud Amralla Al Ali, Paul Baboudjian

Al Batrik production (Cairo, Egypt)

Al Batrik production (Cairo, Egypt)
Haut Les Mains Productions (Lyon, France)

Red Star for Film Production and Distribution

with support of Egyptian Ministery of culture, SANAD (Abu Dhabi Film Festival), AFAC (Lebanon), Doha Film Institute.

Hakka Distribution (2019) (Tunisia) (theatrical)


2016 | 27th Carthage Film Festival - JCC 2016 | 28 Oct to 5 Nov, Tunisia
* Selection (project) - Takmil
* Won: HAKKA DISTRIBUTION Award (Distribution in Tunisia)
CNC Prize, France (8 000 Euro)
* http://jcctunisie.org/eng/films-detail-real.php?id_film=305

2016 | 73rd Biennale di Venezia - Italie
* Sélection - Final Cut in Venice section (4th edition)
* www.labiennale.org/en/news/29-07.html?back=true



تحيّة، تعمل منظفة مراحيض، لا ترغب إلا في إبقاء أخيها بالقرب منها في منطقة المدابغ، تدخل تحيّة في صراع مع أخيها الذي يرغب في الهجرة خلسة إلى ايطاليا وبصورة غير شرعية، تفعل تحيّة كل ما في وسعها للعثور عليه وإرجاعه مهما كلفها الأمر

البلد: مصر
الإخراج : أحمد فوزي صالح


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