Egyptian director Ali Badrakhan is currently working on a new film project titled Akhlaq El-Abeed (Slaves’ Morals), reported Al-Arabiya Arabic website.
The film is scripted by Essam El-Shamaa and Ali El-Gendy and will bring back the director to the silver screen after an almost 14-year long hiatus.
Badrakhan is tasked with the artistic supervision of the film, with Ayman Makram as its director.
The film stars Khaled El-Sawy, Yosra El-Lozy and Sara Salama.
Speaking to Al-Arabiya Arabic website, Badrakhan stated that Akhlaq El-Abeed is “a social-political film,” adding that the filming, which will take place in Thailand among other places, will begin mid-August after a long preparation phase.
Born 25 April, 1946, Badrakhan is one of Egypt’s most celebrated directors, with an important film repertoire comprising 15 productions, and including his first feature film Al-Hob Alazi Kan (The Love that used to be-1973), Al-Karnak (1975), Shafika Wa Metwaly (1978), Ahl El-Qema (People at the Top-1981), Al-Ra’i Wal Nisaa (The Shepherd and the Women-1991), and most recently El-Raghba (Desire) in 2002.
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