Film Student Competition

Painting the Lily

Painting the Lily

Section: Film Student Competition

Country: Egypt

Production Year: 2018

Duration: 12 min

D.O.P: Kerollos Talaat

Screenplay: Ahmed Anwar and May El Maraashly

Soundtrack: Rafeek Gamal

Lead actress : Dina Mamdouh , Leila Rezk

Produced by: May El Maraashly (French University)

Contact: may.el.maraashly@gmail.com

Film Synopsis: Confronted with a sudden crisis that turns her life upside down, Roukaya makes up her mind to leave her hometown, Alexandria, seeking an alternative life in Cairo, where she comes across, Malak, the teenager absorbed in her own world. Together, both ladies set on a journey inside this world in search for self-reconciliation and letting go of the past.