My Mohamed Is Different

Includes Q&A

No Longer Available

Film Info
Country Listing:Egypt
Premiere Status:World Premiere
Festival Info
Festival Year:2021
Accessibility:Partial Subtitles
Program Category:World Showcase
Film Subjects:European Cultures & Issues
Love & Relationships
Middle Eastern Cultures & Issues
Women & Women's Stories
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Ines Marzouk
Producer(s):Kesmat El Sayed
Editor(s):Aya Yusuf
Cinematography:Mahmoud Loutfi


After living full lives in their home countries in Europe, Sarannah, Neeljte and Monica travel to Egypt in hopes of exploring a new chapter of their lives after retirement. Settling in Luxor, a city known for its tourist attractions and gold-digging men, the women pride themselves on not relying on men to define their happiness—despite falling in love with three locals. Sarannah's love for Hamdy runs deep, though she swore she would never marry again; Neeljte falls in and out of love with Khaled after witnessing his controlling behaviour for his younger, second wife; and Abdel-Rahim seduces Monica to give up her life in Germany and spend her days in Egypt with his two children. What matters is they are all happy, however naively they conform to the archetypes they're so critical of—because their love is different from the rest. Samah Ali

Co-presented with Italian Trade Commission 

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