Juliette is a Canadian magazine editor who arrives in Cairo for a vacation with her husband, a UN official working in Gaza. Delayed, her husband asks his friend, a handsome Egyptian named Tareq, to watch over her. Juliette finds herself falling in love not only with the city but with Tareq.
Featuring a transformative performance from the enchanting Patricia Clarkson, Ruba Nadda’s romantic drama is a transnational affair that unravels with endearing charm and stirring wistfulness. The splendor of Egypt is in full bloom, alternating between urban restlessness and poignant tranquility.
Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2003, Russia
Luis Buñuel, 1930, France
Takeshi Kitano, 1996, Japan
Johnnie To, 2008, Hong Kong
Götz Spielmann, 2008, Austria
Aditya Assarat, 2007, Thailand
Wong Kar Wai, 2004, Hong Kong
Vincent Paronnaud,Marjane Satrapi, 2007, France
Michael Haneke, 2001, Austria
Gus Van Sant, 2007, United States