El Bostan El Saeed Street, EUROPEAN PREMIERE
Dir. Maysoon El Massry
Egypt. 2014. 16min. Colour. Arabic with English subtitles.
A Seventy year-old man returns to the street where he spent his childhood. Rowing a boat back home, his memories float around him as Saied passes many dilapidated buildings, looking out for the home of his beloved Narges. On encountering a postman dumping letters he’s failed to deliver, Saied walks with him, recounting the story of his life on El Bostan El Saeed Street. As he searches for fragments of his past, the old man becomes young once again.
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