Closed Doors, The (Al-Abwab Al-Moghlaka)



Directed by: Atef Hetata

(105 mins) The movie touches on several taboos in contemporary Egyptian society, examining their social and political implications. Set during the Gulf War, it tells the story of Mohamad, a highly impressionable young man who embraces fundamentalist ideas as a way of dealing with the confusion of adolescence and sexual awakening.

In Arabic with English subtitles.