Full Moon (2021)

(2021)

Official Selection out of Competition, Egypt, Arabic - 84 min

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About the Film

While radio presenter Mourad follows social media stories, he comes across the stories of Dr. Alia, sued after being accused of having an affair with an assistant professor, and Mariam and Ibrahim who are separated by religion, among others. These stories draw Mourad’s attention to the full moon, rumored to destroy love.


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Director

Hadi El Bagoury

Hadi El Bagoury began his career as an executive producer before shifting to directing commercials and music videos in the late 1990’s. As a commercial director, he worked with several multinational advertising agencies and had shoots filmed across the MENA region, paving the way for him to co-found The Producers in 2001. He channeled his experience through different media forms, which is apparent in A’ard Khas, the ‘found footage’ film Warda, and Wahed Saheh, which opened the 2011 Dubai International Film Festival and won him a Best Directorial Debut Award from the Egyptian National Film Center. His latest works include Hepta, El Deif, and the Sherihan-led Coco Chanel play.

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