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Dry Hot Summers

film type fiction Production Country Germany, Egypt production year 2015 runtime 30'41
screening format DCP aspect ratio 1.85:1 sound format Dolby Digital languages Arabisch Subtitles Englisch
screening format Blu-Ray aspect ratio 1.33:1 (4:3) sound format Dolby Digital languages Arabisch Subtitles Englisch

Two lonely people on opposite chapters of life accidentally meet on a busy summer day in a Cairo taxi. Frail old Shawky and bubbly young Doaa are both caught up in their busy routines as their race through the city evolves into a journey of self-discovery that reconnects them to life.

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director Sherif El Bendary Besetzung / Cast Nahed Elsebai Schnitt / Editing Emad Maher Bildgestaltung / DOP Victor Credi Produktion / Production Claudia Jubeh Drehbuch / Script Nura El Sheikh Tongestaltung / Sound Design Sameh Gamal
  • Mec Film
  • Irit Neidhardt
  • Emdener Str. 48d
  • 10551 Berlin
  • +49 30 66766700

Sherif El Bendary

lives in Cairo, where he also teaches film;
his award winning short films have participated in numerous festivals;
he is currently in the making of his first feature film

2006 Sabah El Foll - Rise and Shine
2008 Sa’et Assary - At Day’s End
2011 Curfew (part of feature film 18 DAYS)
2012 On the road to Downtown
2016 Ali, the Goat, and Ibrahim (feature length)