Wofaa (Soad Hosny) escapes from Cairo because her husband went to prison, She moves to her husband’s remote desert area with her teenage daughter (Mirna Waleed) and her sister-in-law (Youssra). —Smz
Badrakhan was born in Cairo in 1946. He is the son of the acclaimed Egyptian director Ahmed Badrakhan.
He is a first class filmmaker in his own right and his films are noted for their complex narrative framework and socio political characters.
Badrakhan has participated on many film festival juries in Egypt and also at international festivals. He has directed many notable feature films, including: Kharnak, Shafika and Metwali and the Hunger. He has also directed several documentaries. He is a producer and has worked on many different films such as The Curse (1982) and Dream Girl (1983). He has supervised the production of several feature films and children’s films at the National Center for Cinema, Ministry of Culture.
Badrakhan has won numerous awards for his films, including: Won several awards for Kharnak in 1975, including: first prize for the output from the Ministry of Culture. He also won the State Award for Best Film with Shafika and Metwali in 1979. In… read more