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The Nile Hilton Incident (2017)

Unrated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 5 July 2017 (France)
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A maid witnesses a murder at an upscale hotel and a policeman is assigned to the case, but it soon becomes clear that important people don't want the case solved.

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Yasser Ali Maher ...
Police General Kammal Mostafa
Ahmed Selim ...
Hatem Shafiq
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Mohamed Yousry ...
Momo
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Green Eyed Man (Killer)
Hichem Yacoubi ...
Nagui
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Clinton
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Tareq Abdalla ...
Amir
Khaled Abdelhamed ...
Ayman
Mohamed Abdouni ...
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Nael Ali ...
Police Major Yosef
Zoubir Amimi ...
Sherif
Adil Ammor ...
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Set against the backdrop of the Egyptian Revolution, the thriller features a police officer who investigates the murder of a woman. What initially seems to be a killing of a prostitute turns into a more complicated case involving the very elite of Egypt.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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5 July 2017 (France)  »

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Budget:

$4,250,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,183, 13 August 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$81,089, 9 November 2017
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French visa # 146642. See more »

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The song "Mafeesh Saheb Yetsaheb" that played twice in the movie came out in 2015 while the movie is set in 2011. See more »

Quotes

Gina: I am an artist.
Gina: But the people who have money want to buy me and lock me up in a golden cage.
Gina: Even if you have the key, you can't run away.
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Solid good crime thriller set in the days prior to the recent Egyptian revolution.
13 December 2017 | by See all my reviews

"Chinatown" it isn't, though hardly a film can be blamed for not getting close to the archetype, still this is the fountain it draws from. There is a sense of impending doom to it, an urgent cry for some kind political change; unfortunately though, it somehow lacks in editing sharpness while, more importantly, suffering from some kind of belief that the Egyptian revolution would make things better. Yet, I must admit, that its historical naivete is overthrown by its imprinted fatalism and the humanity in Fares presence.


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