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3.7
9 Ratings

The City

El Medina

Directed by Yousry Nasrallah
Egypt, France, 1999
Drama

Synopsis

A young Egyptian with acting ambitions leaves his country for France with dreams of becoming a movie star, much to the disgust of his father, who wants him to move to Saudi Arabia and get rich.

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The City Directed by Yousry Nasrallah

Awards & Festivals

Locarno International Film Festival

1999 | 2 wins including: Swissair/Crossair Special Prize

1999 | Special Mention: Youth Jury Award