Mohamed Mamdouh received Cairo Film Festival s Best Actor Award for his role in Abu Saddam, 5 December 2021
Abu Saddam, a 2021 drama directed by Nadine Khan, first premiered during the last Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) in December 2021, where lead actor Mohamed Mamdouh won the Best Actor Award.
Mamdouh then won the Best Actor Award for his role in the film at the 12th edition of the Malmo Arab Film Festival in May, along with appearances at other festivals.
The film also stars young Ahmed Dash and veteran Sayed Ragab.
Abu Saddam’s story revolves around a skilled truck driver who returns to his job with the task of transporting a shipment on the North Coast Road, but the mission soon gets out of hand.