The Nile Hilton Incident
- 1h 46min
- Directed by: Tarik Saleh
- Cast: Fares Fares, Mari Malek, Yasser Ali Maher
- UK release: 2 March 2018
After a murder at Cairo’s Hilton hotel, detective Noredin (Fares) tries to investigate but experiences increasing pressure to drop the case. Fares is engaging as the wearily resigned detective, and a smart script distils the political issues of pre-revolutionary Egypt into his journey. A blistering police procedural with a wider dimension.
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The Nile Hilton Incident26 Feb 2018
This politically charged crime thriller from Tarik Saleh packs a powerful punch
Inspired by a real-life incident, Swedish writer-director Tarik Saleh's blistering third narrative feature is a straightforward police procedural that packs a powerful punch thanks to its incendiary political backdrop. An investigation into a murder at…
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