The Originals

Feature Film - 2017
Directed By: Marwan Hamed
Written By: Ahmed Murad

Synopsis:
Samir Eliwa is the head of a small family and an unexceptional bank employee. When he is laid off due to a cut in employment, with no savings what so ever, he fails to tell his family. Later, he Finds a box outside his door step, with a phone that unlocks by using his finger print. After unlocking the phone, he finds footage of his past, before receiving a phone call that changes his life forever.
Awards & Festivals:
  • Best Actor Award – Alexandria International Film Festival – EGYPT – 2017
  • Best Cinematography Award – Alexandria International Film Festival – EGYPT – 2017
  • Best Editing Award – Catholic Center Film Festival – EGYPT –  2017
  • Best Score Award – Catholic Center Film Festival – EGYPT –  2017
  • Best Production Design Award – Catholic Center Film Festival –  EGYPT – 2017
  • Jury Award – Catholic Center Film Festival – EGYPT – 2017
  • Best Director Award – Oporto International Film Festival – 2017
  • Best Director Award – Egyptian National Film Festival – EGYPT – 2018
  • Production Award – Egyptian National Film Festival – EGYPT – 2018
  • Best Score Award – Egyptian National Film Festival – EGYPT – 2018
  • Best Cinematography Award – Egyptian National Film Festival – EGYPT – 2018
  • Best Editing Award – Egyptian National Film Festival – EGYPT – 2018
  • 16th Chennai International Film Festival – INDIA
  • Innovative International Film Festival – INDIA
  • Fantasporto – Festival International de Cinema do Porto – PROTUGAL


Cast:
Maged Elkedwany
Maged Elkedwany
Khaled El Sawi
Khaled El Sawi
Menna Shalabi
Menna Shalabi
Kinda Alloush
Kinda Alloush
Mohamed Mamdouh
Mohamed Mamdouh

Crew:
  • Screen Play: Ahmed Morad
  • Cinematographer: Ahmed El Morsy
  • Production Designer: Mohamed Attia
  • Music: Hesham Nazih
  • Sound: Hassan Abo Gabal
  • Costume Designer: Nahed Nasrallah
  • Editor: Ahmed Hafez
  • Producers: Safei Eldin Mahmoud, Ahmed Badawy