Ajyal Film Festival 2023

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Wintry Spring (Rabie Chetwy)

Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2015

Mohamed Kamel / Short Narrative / Egypt / 2015 / 16 min / Colour / DCP2K / In Arabic / English subtitles / Gulf Premiere
Rated: Parental guidance advised for viewers under the age of 15. Individuals under the age of 15 are not admitted into cinemas unless accompanied by an individual aged 18 or over.

Synopsis

Nour lives alone with her father, and when puberty arrives, she feels too uncomfortable to discuss this major life event with him. In keeping her secret, Nour becomes withdrawn and moody; even Dad’s thoughtful kindnesses are met with her sullen attitude. As her surliness increases, so her father’s exasperation escalates, and soon a rift threatens to open between them. ‘Wintry Spring’ is a touching film about compassion, patience and the unbreakable bonds of family.

Credits

Director
Mohamed Kamel
Screenwriter
Tamer Abdul-Hamid, Mohamed Kamel
Producer
Mohamed Kamel
Editor
Wessam Wagih El-Lethy
Cinematographer
Raouf Abd Al Aziz
Cast
Ahmed Kamal, Eman Moustafa

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