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Yousry Nasrallah's 2004 Drama 'Bab El Shams' to Be Restored

The film was chosen by the Swiss Locarno Film Festival to be restored for free as part of its Heritage Online program.

Riham Issa

Yousry Nasrallah's 2004 Drama 'Bab El Shams' to Be Restored

Locarno International Film Festival has chosen ‘Bab El Shams’, an Egyptian drama film from 2004, to be restored for free as part of its Heritage Online program.

Directed and written by the renowned Egyptian filmmaker Yousry Nasrallah, the film follows the story of a Palestinian family who fled to a refugee camp in Lebanon. Filmed in Syria, Lebanon, and France, the film features a cast of famous actors including Bassel Khayyat, Hiam Abbass, Fadi Abi Samra, Hussein Abou Seada, Fady Abou-Samra, Darina Al Joundi and Beatrice Dalle.

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