Original Name: Curfew
English Name: Curfew
Year: 2020
Run Time: 94 min
Language: Arabic
Type (Colour/ Black & White): Colour
Country: Egypt
Director: Amir Ramses
Producer: Safei Eldin Mahmoud, Sally Wally, Moataz Abdelwahab
Cast: Ilham Shaheen, Amina Khalil, Ahmed Magdy, Kamel El Basha
Screenplay: Amir Ramses
Cinematographer: Omar Abou Doma
Editor: Heba Othman
Sound Designer: Ahmed Gaber
Music Composer: Tamer Karawan
Costume Designer: Nahed Nasrallah
Production Designer: Assem Aly
Production Company: Red Star for Film Production and Distribution, Sprodoctions, Team One Production, The Cell
World Sales: Red Star Films
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  • Cairo IFF 2020

Director’s Filmography: (Max 7)

  • 2015 Cornered
  • 2015 Cairo Time
  • 2014 Jews Of Egypt End Of Journey (Documentary)
  • 2012 Jews Of Egypt (Documentary)
  • 2008 The Code
  • 2007 Unpaid Bills

Director’s Biography:

Amir Ramses

Amir Ramses Egyptian film director, born in 1979, and graduated from the Egyptian cinema Institute in 2000. He worked as a first assistant director to internationally acclaimed Egyptian filmmaker Youssef Chahine on many films. Amir’s films have participated in many festivals and have won many international and Arab awards, among which is: Jews of Egypt (2012) at the Palm Springs IFF, Montreal World FF, Hamburg FF and many others. Cairo Time was the opening film of Arabian nights programme at Dubai FF in 2014. He is also currently working as an artistic director of El Gouna FF in Egypt.


Faten gets out of jail 20 years after committing a horrible crime. It’s fall of 2013, and Egypt is under a curfew. She is obliged to spend the night with Laila who exposes her to a second trial in search of answers to an unbearable question. It’s a story of two women seeking acceptance, resolution and closure.