Tuk-Tuk

  • Tuk-Tuk [Réal. Mohamed Kheidir]
Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2021
Format : Short
Running time : 25 (in minutes)

After her husband abandoned her and illegally fled the country, Walaa's only way to secure income for her family was to drive a Tuk-tuk in a male dominated environment where women struggle. At the risk of being ridiculed, harassed and unaccepted while drowning in debt she embarks on a journey to fight for her livelihood.



In Egypt, more than 30,000 women are bound by debt. Abandoned by her husband, Walaa must drive a tuk-tuk in a male-dominated environment. Ridiculed, harassed and rejected as she is burdened with debt, she will have to fight to survive.



A film by Mohamed Kheidir selected for the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2021 in the category "African Regqrds".

Production: Mohamed Kheidir, Ramy Yaacoub, Sherine Alaa
Screenplay: Mohamed Kheidir and Sheriff Abdel Hady
Director of Photography: Mohamed Kheidir
Artistic direction of the sound: Hosni Aly
Original music: Saïfeddine Hélal
Editing :Mohamed Kheidir
Interpretation: Mohamed Khamis, Omer Rashad, Elham Wagdi, Ashraf Mahdi, Marie Guegess

Partners

  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • PACIFIC ARTS ALLIANCE
  • FURTHER ARTS
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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