Tarik Saleh / SE, FR, FI, DK, 2022 / 126 min.
Spy thriller by Tarik Saleh (The Nile Hilton Incident) provides a glimpse of a hidden world. Student Adam becomes embroiled in a power struggle between Egypt’s religious and political elites.
The simple fisherman’s son Adam (Tawfeek Barhom) is accepted at the prestigious Al-Azhar University in Cairo, a beacon of Sunni Islam. When the grand imam dies suddenly, the Muslim Brotherhood and the national security service prove to have adversarial interests. Without realising, Adam is recruited to influence the choice of the new grand imam. When he discovers what is going on, he is caught between a rock and a hard place.
SE, FR, FI, DK
Walad Min Al Janna
ENG or NLD