Official Selection out of the Competition

Yomeddine

Yomeddine

Section: Official Selection out of the Competition

Country: Egypt, Austria, USA

Production Year: 2018

Duration: 97 min

Cinematography: Federico Cesca

Screenplay: Abu Bakr Shawky

Editing: Erin Greenwell

Cast: Rady Gamal, Ahmed Abdelhafiz, Osama Abdallah, Sayed Batawi

Synopsis: Beshay, an Egyptian cured of leprosy, decides to leave the leper colony and embarks on a journey with his apprentice Obama, to find out why his father never kept his promise to return.Yomeddine was selected for the Official Competition at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, where it won the François Chalais Prize.