Dreams of Hind and Camelia



Directed by: Mohamed Khan

(120 mins) Hind and Camelia are two housemaids who are abused both by their employers (who overwork them) and by their male relatives (who mistreat them). After many misfortunes and disappointments, they decide to strike out on their own. Dreams of Hind and Camelia offers a very convincing portrayal of the brutality and hopelessness that mark the lives of Cairo's poor, especially its women. Starring Zaki, Naglaa Fathy and Ahmed Zaki.

In Arabic with English subtitles.