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.
Michelangelo Antonioni, 1957, Italy
Takeshi Kitano, 1996, Japan
Yeşim Ustaoğlu, 1999, Turkey
Jia Zhangke, 1997, China
Jean-Pierre Dardenne,Luc Dardenne, 1996, Belgium
Erick Zonca, 2008, France
Johnnie To, 2008, Hong Kong
Götz Spielmann, 2008, Austria
Wong Kar Wai, 2004, Hong Kong
Vincent Paronnaud,Marjane Satrapi, 2007, France