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Cold January

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Year of participation 2012
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Cold January
Producer(s) Romany Saad
Director(s) Romany Saad
Script Romany Saad
Director of Photography Fady Samir
Production designer Mina Fawzy
Music by Adly Saad
Sound Romany Saad
Edit Beshoy George
Cast Emy, Mohamed Ramadan, Carin Romany, Mina Romany, Kamal Soliman
Production company(-ies) Independent/Romany Saad 23 Roky El-Maref St. Road El-Farag, Cairo, Egypt
 

Synopsis

A poor mother and her children live in a small room with no furniture, not even a door to close, after the father sold everything. She is forced to sell Egyptian flags during the 25 January revolution in order to support her children and buy a door to protect them from the harsh cold of January.

Awards

Best Fiction Film, Busan International Short FF, South Korea, 2012; 1-st Prize "Best Revolution Film", Alexandria IFF, Egypt, 2011; 2-nd Prize "Best Fiction Film", Nabuel IFF, Tunis, 2012;
Best Actress, Sawy Culture Wheal FF, Cairo, Egypt, 2012; Best Script, Festival international du Court métrage de Tiznit, Tiznit, Morocco, 2012; Appreciation Certificate for Best Revolution Films, Motion Pictures Association FF, Cairo, Egypt, 2012; Second Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Music, El-Mesaha Short FF, Cairo, Egypt, 2012

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