A film by Tarik Saleh. In Arabic with German subtitles.
Adam, the son of a fisherman, is offered the ultimate privilege to study at the Al-Azhar University in Cairo, the epicenter of power of Sunni Islam. Shortly after his arrival in Cairo the university’s highest ranking religious leader, the Grand Imam, suddenly dies and Adam soon becomes a pawn in a ruthless power struggle between Eqypt’s religious and political elite.
Boy from Heaven
121 Min., arab. OmU
Regie: Tarik Saleh
Kamera: Pierre Aïm
Schnitt: Theis Schmidt
mit: Tawfeek Barhom, Fares Fares, Mohammad Bakri, Makram J. Khoury