Short Fiction Film


Amidst the peculiar setup of a deserted and run-down Egyptian seaside resort in winter, a young unmarried couple arrives to make love. The power dynamic between them is tested when the girl reveals she wants the relationship to end.


Author & Director: Nada Riyadh
Cinematography: Ahmad Jalboush
Editor: Amir Ahmad
Sound design: Moustafa Shaaban, Ansgar Frerich
Cast: Shaza Moharam, Islam Alaa, Nabil Nour El Din (Egypt)
Producer: Ayman El Amir, Eva Schellenbeck
Produced by: Felucca Films & inselfilm produktion
World sales: Lights On

Technical Details

Original title: FAKH
Running time: 20 min
Year of Production: 2019
Languages: Arabic with English subtitles
Country of Production: Egypt / Germany
Supported by: Robert Bosch Film Prize 2017
World Premiere: Semaine de la Critique du Festival de Cannes 2019
Available on: MUBI