Ruba Nadda

cairo_time01Juliette is a Canadian magazine editor who arrives in Cairo for a vacation with her long-time husband, a UN official working in Gaza. Delayed, her husband asks his friend—a handsome Egyptian named Tareq—to watch over Juliette. Juliette finds herself falling in love not only with the city but with Tareq. From the surprise of men-only cafes, to the aroma of a hookah pipe, to the expanse of the Nile, the film captures the seductive charm of Cairo.

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  1. shinichi Post author

    Cairo Time

    (2009)

    directed by Ruba Nadda

    written by Ruba Nadda

    starring Patricia Clarkson and Alexander Siddig

    Ruba Nadda is an Arab Canadian film director, born in Montreal in 1972 to a Syrian father and a Palestinian mother. She made several award-winning short films.

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