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Art Alert: Award winning The Stopover to screen at Cairo's French Institute

The Stopover won best screenplay in the Un Certain Regard section of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival

Ahram Online , Wednesday 17 Jan 2018
The Stopover
The Stopover (Photo: still from The Stopover)
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The French drama Stopover (Voir du pays, 2016) will be screened at the French Institute in Cairo on Wednesday 31 January.

The film is written and directed by sisters Delphine Coulin and Muriel Coulin.

The Stopover follows two young French soldiers, Aurore and Marine, who, having returned from their duty in Afghanistan, take a three-day holiday in a five-star hotel in Cyprus.

Apart from their work on The Stopover (2016), the French directoring duo is known for 17 Girls (2011) and Souffle (2000) which they as co-directed.

The Stopover won best screenplay award in the Un Certain Regard section of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for the best film at the 2016 Cairo International Film Festival.

Wednesday 31 January at 7pm
French Institute, Madrasset El-Huquq El-Frenseya Street, Mounira, Cairo

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