Brooks, meadows and lovely faces

2016
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Credits: 

Director: Yousry Nasrallah

Script: Yousry Nasrallah, Ahmad Abdallah

Based upon an idea by Bassem Samra

Image: Samir Bahsan

Editing: Mona Rabi

Original soundtrack: Wael Alaa

Producer: Ahmad El Sobky (El Sobki Film for Cinema Production)

 

Festivals & awards: 

FESTIVALS 2016

Locarno - Official Competition

TIFF - Toronto International Film Festival - CWC

Filmfest Hamburg

21st Busan International Film Festival

Rio international Film Festival

Französische Filmtage Tübingen

MedFilm Festival

Tallin Black Nights

Dubai IFF - Arabian nights

 

Brooks, meadows and lovely faces

Synopsis: 

Yehia is a chef who manages with his two sons, Refaat, a passionnate cook, and the womanizer Galal, a catering company for weddings and other celebrations. Karima, Yehia’s niece, is promised to Refaat, but Refaat loves Shadia, without knowing that Karima loves also
someone else but waits the right moment to reveal her secret. During a peasant wedding catered by Yehia and his sons, Farid and his rich wife offer to buy their business. In front of Yehia’s refusal, the offer turns into a threat.

French Synopsis: 

Yehia est chef cuisinier. Avec son fils Refaat, passionné de recettes et de saveurs, et son cadet Galal, coureur de jupons, ils préparent des banquets pour des cérémonies de fête.
Lors d’un mariage paysan orchestré par Yehia et ses fils, au cours duquel se dévoileront des amours secrètes, un homme d'affaires de la région et sa riche épouse proposent de racheter leur commerce. ‎Devant le refus de Yehia, la proposition tourne à la menace...

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