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by Tarik Saleh


On the first day back after the summer holidays, the grand imam collapses and dies in front of his students in a prestigious university in Cairo. This marks the start of a ruthless battle for influence to take his place.

international title: Boy from Heaven
original title: Boy from Heaven
country: Sweden, France, Finland, Denmark, Morocco
sales agent: Memento International
year: 2022
genre: fiction
directed by: Tarik Saleh
film run: 126'
screenplay: Tarik Saleh
cast: Tawfeek Barhom, Fares Fares, Mehdi Dehbi, Mohammad Bakri, Makram Khoury, Sherwan Haji, Yunus Albayrak, Mouloud Ayad, Youssef Salama Zeki, Ayman Fathy
film editing: Theis Schmidt
producer: Fredrik Zander, Kristina Åberg
associate producer: Linda Mutawi
production: Atmo, Memento Production, Oy Bufo Ab, Final Cut for Real, ARTE France Cinéma, Kasbah Film [MA]
distributor: Memento Distribution, La Aventura

Photogallery 21/05/2022: Cannes 2022 - Boy from Heaven

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Tarik Saleh, Ramzi Choukair, Mehdi Dehbi, Fares Fares, Tawfeek Barhom
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