Friday, November 15, 2013

I Love the Cinema [بحب السيما] - (Leila Eloui) - (2004) Egyptian poster

I Love the Cinema [بحب السيما] (2004) - (Leila Eloui) Egyptian one-sheet

This is a 26.5" x 38.5" Egyptian poster designed by Focus to promote the 2004 Ooussama Fawzi film I Love the Cinema [baheb al-sima بحب السيما] starring Youssef Osman as Na'eem based on a story by Hani Fawzi with cinematography by Tarek El-Telmisany. This is a controversial film narrated by Sherif Mounir as the voice of 40-year-old Na'eem as he recalls his childhood years. The story is about a Coptic family in 1960s Shubra in the time of Gamal Abdel Nasser's presidency; it pushes a number of religious, sexual and ethical boundaries as Na'eem remembers conflicts with a father who assured him his love of film would surely lead to his eternal damnation. Some Copts in Egypt were offended by what they saw as a tendency to ridicule Christianity and they tried through legal action to prevent it being shown.

Cast and crew: Oussama Fawzi, Hani Fawzi, Laila Eloui, Mahmoud Hemida, Menna Shalabi, Aida Abdel Azz, Youssef Osman, Zaky Fateen Abdel Wahab, Edward, Ahmed Kamal, Raouf Mostafa, Nadia Rafiq, Ahmad Aql, Sherif Mounir

Visit the Movie Poster Page!

No comments: