Set against the backdrop of the Egyptian Revolution, the thriller features a police officer who investigates the murder of a woman. What initially seems to be a killing of a prostitute ...
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Whoever thinks that the countryside is calm and peaceful is mistaken. In it we find especially agitated animals, a Fox that thinks it's a chicken, a Rabbit that acts like a stork, and a Duck who wants to replace Father Christmas. If you want to take a vacation, keep driving past this place.
Set against the backdrop of the Egyptian Revolution, the thriller features a police officer who investigates the murder of a woman. What initially seems to be a killing of a prostitute turns into a more complicated case involving the very elite of Egypt.
I have never seen any crime movie from Egypt yet. Now that's done, and in the best way, far better than an American crap that Hollywood may give us with super heroes who make always it at the end. This is actually a political and social crime movie, in the line of Oliver Marchal and Yves Boisset's features, involving borderline, lost and corrupted cops who look for a meaning to their desperate and useless life. The story of this kind of cop, a widower who doesn't hesitate, even as a commandant whose lieutenants salute him when he arrives on the scene of a crime, to steal the money from the corpse pocket. A pure anti hero for whom the audience can feel great empathy, because so close to the reality of this country where corruption spreads like a disease, aplague, everywhere, from the bottom of the society to the top of thesystem. You can be shocked, as an European, but that's the truth. Thisauthentic film noir remains a TRUE film noir, influenced by the US film noir, but in the best way. Beware, that' a depressing film, totally hopeless but a billions times better, I repeat, than Hollywood craps for which most audiences run for. Such a shame.
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