Asef Ala El Ezaag
Asef Ala El Ezaag • Drama, Thriller, Romance, Comedy
Genius aviation engineer Hassan (Ahmed Helmi) is successful at his job, and leads an ordinary life, he feels lonely, out of place, and depressed. One day he meets a beautiful girl at a cafe (Menna Shalabi), and starts dating her. His life is turned upside down, as he learns he is suffering from schizophrenia and that he has been having visual hallucinations of his late father and his girlfriend.
This film was one of the highest-grossing films in Egypt of 2008. The film won first prize at the Egyptian National film festival and won the Dear Guest magazine award for best movie of 2008. Helmi won the Egyptian Catholic Center Cinema Festival award for Best Actor for the third year running, and the film won Best Film, Best Director, Best Script, and Best Production.
The soundtrack includes Don't Speak by No Doubt and Buddha Bar by Wally Brill.