• 2018
  • In Competition
  • Feature Films
  • First film

Beshay – a man cured of leprosy – has never left the leper colony in the Egyptian desert where he has lived since childhood. Following the death of his wife, he finally decides to go in search of his roots. With his meagre possessions strapped to a donkey cart, he sets out. Quickly joined by Obama, the Nubian orphan he has taken under his wings, Beshay will cross Egypt and confront the world with all its sorrows, its hardships and moments of grace, in his quest for a family, a place to belong, a little humanity…

Directed by : A.B. SHAWKY
Year of production: 2018
Country: Egypt
Duration: 97




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  • FILM CLINIC France

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