In the Last Days of the City

In the Last Days of the City


Tamer El Said

2016, 1 h 58 min

Tamer El Said started making his feature-length debut in 2007 and recorded two hundred and fifty hours of film material to construct a two-hour nostalgic portrait of Cairo from before the revolution, rebellious and respecting tradition at the same time.



  • IFF Berlin 2016: Caligari Film Award 
  • BAFICI 2016: Best Director (International competition) 
  • 16th T-Mobile New Horizons IFF 2016: Grand Prix 

written by Tamer El Said, Rasha Salti
director of photography Bassem Fayad
music by Amélie Legrand, Victor Moïse
edited by Mohamed Abdel Gawad, Vartan Avakian, Barbara Bossuet
cast Khalid Abdalla, Laila Samy, Hanan Youssef
produced by Zero Production, Sunny Land Film, Mengamuk Films [at], Autonomous
producers Tamer El Said, Khalid Abdalla, Michel Balagué, Marcin Malaszczak, Cat Villiers
distributed in Poland by Stowarzyszenie Nowe Horyzonty

Main Competition
Konkurs Młodego Kina
Konkurs Fabularnych Filmów Krótkometrażowych
Konkurs Inne Spojrzenie
Sekcje pozakonkursowe

Movie - Festival Programme

    DAY 1 – 20th SEPTEMBER 2021   BUY
    DAY 2 – 21st SEPTEMBER 2021   BUY
    DAY 3 – 22nd SEPTEMBER 2021   BUY
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