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Poisonous Roses

 

Synopsis
Set in the confines of an impoverished Cairo neighborhood, a community's everyday life is threatened by the ruthless rhythms of Tanneries, rotary driers crushing animal skin, and hazards of poisonous wastewater. Taheya desperately clings to her brother, Saqr, whose only dream is to escape.

Director: Ahmed Fawzi Saleh
Producers: Eman Hemeda, Karim Aitouna, Thomas Micoulet, Red Star Films

Language: Arabic with English subtitles
Countries: Egypt, France, Qatar, UAE
Duration: 70 min
2018