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CHAOS

by Youssef Chahine, Khaled Youssef

synopsis

Corruption, love and revenge on the streets of Cairo. Nour is an idealistic assistant working at a Cairo university who is hopelessly in love with police chief Sharif, the dashing son of her female boss. Nour's plight is complicated by the fact that her neighbour Haitam, an endlessly corrupt police officer, is in love with her. As her budding romance with Sharif grows, so does Haitam's jealousy and capacity for violence as events hurtle towards a shocking denouement.

original title: Heya fawda
country: France, Egypt
sales agent: Pyramide International
year: 2007
genre: fiction
directed by: Youssef Chahine, Khaled Youssef
release date: FR 05/12/2007
screenplay: Nasser Abdel-Rahmane
cast: Youssef El Sherif, Hala Fakher, Khaled Saleh, Hala Sedki, Menna Shalabi
cinematography by: Ramses Marzouk
film editing: Ghada Ezz El Din
art director: Hamed Hemdan
music: Yasser Abdel-Rahman
producer: Jean Bréhat, Gabriel Khoury
production: 3B Productions, MISR International Films (EG)
distributor: Tadrart Films
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