A shy, uncertain man drives his car listening to an aria at night, with his more confident brother, a self-obsessed actor, tied up inside the trunk. They soon arrive at a clearing. The driver digs a ditch and begs his captive to lay inside it. As the story unfolds, the two characters’ dynamics start to shift. The two brothers’ confrontation heats up even more. The whole scene is covered in red. There’s no turning back at this point.
Screenplay: Amr Abed
Cinematography: Maged Nader
Editing: Sarah Abdalla
Cast: Sedky Sakhr, Ahmad Banhawy
Producer: Karim Kassem
Production: Seera films
Egyptian actor, and filmmaker. He worked as an actor in many Egyptian films including Rags & Tatters (London Film Festival, Munich Film Festival, 2013), Exterior/Night (Toronto International Film Festival, 2018), and When We’re Born (Gouna International Film Festival, Carthage Film Festival, 2019). In the last few years, he shifted his focus to filmmaking, and participated in many Screenwriting and directing workshops. He is currently working on his first feature film.
Fiction, 2021, Color, 16 min