At Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
A Coptic Christian leper, his 10-year-old Nubian Muslim sidekick, and their loyal donkey, leave the confines of their leper colony for the first time and take a bizarre journey across Egypt to find the family that abandoned Beshay as a child.
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- English Subtitles
- Written and Directed by: Abu Bakr Shawky
- Produced by: Dina Emma
- Distribution: Film Clinic Indie Distribution
- Genre: Drama
- Run time: 1h 37min
- Premiered at the Official Competition Cannes Film Festival 2018
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