5 Pounds (Khamsa Geneh)

Bavarian Premiere

Screenings:Saturday, June 23, 19:00 (City Kinos) and Monday, June 25, 21:00 (film.coop)

Country of Origin: Egypt
Year of Production: 2011
Duration: 12′
Category: Short Fiction

Director: Mohamed Adeeb
Screenplay: Mohamed Adeeb
Cinematographer: Yousef Baroud
Music: Rim Laurens
Producer: Tarek Ghattas
Cast: Safeya El Emary, Ahmed El Feshawy

Synopsis: An old woman begins to worry when a mysterious man starts to follow her and corners her in the dark streets of Cairo. What he wants from her can only verge on the unthinkable.
Inhalt: Eine ältere Frau bekommt es mit der Angst zu tun, als ein mysteriöser Mann ihr durch die dunklen Straßen von Kairo folgt. Seine Intention grenzt an das Unvorstellbare.

Festivals: Mediterranean Short Film Festival Tanger, Morocco; Larissa Mediterranean Festival of New Filmmakers, Greece; Brussels Short Film Festival, Belgium; London MENA Film Festival, UK; CAPE WINELANDS FILM FESTIVAL, South Africa; Oriental Film Festival Geneva, Switzerland; Le Courtivore Short Film Festival, France; Cours Dragui court, France; Cabestany Film Festival, France; Ciné Sud, France; Festival du Film Court de Voiron, France; Courts dans la Forêt, France; Festival de Grasse, France; International Short Film Festival Normandie, France; CinemadaMare, Italy; Faites des courts, France
Awards: First Prize at Festival de Grasse, France; Iris Award at Faites des courts, France; Special Mention at Larissa Mediterranean Festival of New Filmmakers

Weblink: www.flavors.me/adeeb