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by Khalid Al-Haggar


Lust brings us into the lives of the inhabitants of a marginalized street in Alexandria, Egypt, before the revolution. Each character is isolated in his or her fierce, yet fragile dreams. The main story focuses on Umm Shooq, a woman whose sense of shame and inadequacy drives her to gain leverage over her family and neighbors.

international title: Lust
original title: El Shoq
country: Egypt, France
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Khalid Al-Haggar
film run: 135'
release date: EG 05/01/2011
screenplay: Sayed Ragab
cast: Sawsan Badr, Ruby, Ahmed Azmi
cinematography by: Néstor Calvo
film editing: Manar Hosney
art director: Hend Haider
music: Hesham Gabr
producer: Dima Al-Joundi, Mohamed Yassine
production: Arabic Movies
distributor: Arabic Movies
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