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Adam, the son of a fisherman is offered the privilege to study at the Al-Azhar University in Cairo, the center of power of Sunni Islam. Adam becomes a pawn in the conflict between Egypt’s religious and political elites.
“Superbly realized… reminded me of John Le Carré.” – Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
Best screenplay, Cannes Film Festival
- Country Denmark
- Language In Arabic with English subtitles
- Running Time 125 minutes
- Format DCP
- Distributor Samuel Goldwyn Films
- Director Tarik Saleh
- Cast Tawfeek Barhom, Fares Fares
- Accessibility Assistive Listening, T-Coil
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