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“THE NILE HILTON INCIDENT”
The Nile Hilton Incident is a political thriller set in Cairo and revolves around the recently divorced and easily corrupt police Commissioner Ahmed Noredin (Fares Fares), who is assigned to solve the murder of a famous singer – murdered in a hotel room at The Nile Hilton in Cairo.
Noredin soon discovers that the murdered singer had a secret relationship with the hotel’s owner, Shafig, a wealthy building contractor, who is best friends with President Mubarak’s son. When it turns out, the case follows the trail into the wealthy and political power elite, the case is closed as “solved“, but Noredin is keen to solve the case and now puts his life at stake to solve the murder. It culminates with the Arab Spring and the collapse of the Egyptian state. It is a fictional story drawing on real events and unsolved murders.
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Pierre Aim (FR)
Louize Nissen (DK)
Atmo Film (SV)
Final Cut For Real (DK)