The film festival will take place from June 11 to June 20, 2021.
Egyptian director Amir Ramses’s film Curfew has been selected for the screening at the 24th edition of Shanghai International Film Festival. The event will take place from June 11 to June 20, 2021.
Set in Fall 2013, Curfew follows the story of Faten, who was released from prison after serving two decades due to committing a horrible crime. The curfew declared during that time forces Faten to spend one night with her daughter, Laila, who faces her mother with a second trial in search of answers. The night passes with both women trying to accept one another.
The movie stars Elham Shahin, Amina Khalil, Ahmed Magdy, Mahmoud el Leithy among others.
Curfew is a joint production between Red Star Films, S Productions, Team One Productions, and The Cell Post-production.
The film had its world premiere in the official competition at the 42nd edition of Cairo International Film Festival and Ilham Chahine also won the Best Actress award. It has also screened in other festivals like Jerusalem Arab Film Festival and Pune International Film Festival India.