Omar El Zohairy - Egypt


A magic trick goes awry on the birthday of a passive mother’s son. The magician turns her bossy husband into a hen. She has no choice than to take on the role of head of the family, moving to find her husband. Struggling to survive with her children, she gradually becomes an independent and strong woman.

Film details

Type : Fiction
Duration : 112 min
Year of production : 2021
Country : Egypt
Director : Omar El Zohairy

Omar El Zohairy

In 2011, he directed his first short film Breathe Out. His short film, The Aftermath of the Inauguration of the Public Toilet at Kilometer 375 (2014), is the first Egyptian film, selected at the Cinéfondation in Cannes. He won the Cannes Critics’ Week Grand Prize with his first feature film Feathers.