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Concert in the Street of Happiness

Concerto fi darb Saada

Directed by Asmaa El-Bakry
Egypt, 1998


Azouz, a janitor in Cairo Music Conservatoire, has a simple world, never troubled by the least dream. His little world is limited to the Sa’ada alley (the Alley of Happiness) where he lives with his wife Mabrouka since more than fifteen years, and to the coffee shop in the neighbourhood.

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Concert in the Street of Happiness Directed by Asmaa El-Bakry

Awards & Festivals

Cairo International Film Festival

1998 | Winner: Naguib Mahfouz Award for the Best First or Second Work