The Girl and the Death is a story about the impossible love between Nicolai and the courtesan Elise. A love that is obstructed by materialism, wealth and the threat of death. The film tells the story of the Russian doctor Nicolai, who returns to an old hotel, the place where he first met his great love half a century ago, and relives his romantic tragedy.
Original dialogue: German, Russian, French
Directed by: Jos Stelling
Starring: Sylvia Hoeks, Sergey Makovetskiy, Leonid Bichevin, Dieter Hallervorden, RenataLitvinova
Running time: 124 min
Awards & Screenings:
Golden Calf for Best Film, Best Cinematography & Best Sound Design – Netherlands FF 2012
Best Cinematography – Milan IFF 2013
Wednesday 27 November, 6.30pm at City Stars Cinema, Omar Ibn El-Khattab Street, Nasr City
Friday 27 November, 10.30am at Plaza Cinema, Americana Plaza Mall, Sheikh Zayed
Saturday 30 November, 10.30am at Galaxy Cinema, 67 Abd El Aziz Al Saud St., El Manial
Saturday 7 December, 1pm at City Stars Cinema, Omar Ibn El-Khattab Street, Nasr City
Complete programme of Panorama of the European Film
All data provided by Misr International Films - Youssef Chahine.