Taheya, a toilet cleaner, wishes to keep her brother Saqr by her side in the tanneries district. She enters into a conflict with him over his desire to illegally immigrate to Italy. Taheya does everything to get hold of him and to bring him back by all means.

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Nationality: Egypt
Director: Ahmed Fawzi Saleh

Poisonous Roses ()

Born in 1981, scriptwriter, filmmaker, and human rights activist, he graduated from the Cairo Film Institute. His documentary "Living Skin" won awards at Abu Dhabi IFF and selected in more than 20 festivals around the world (Hot Docs Toronto, Dok.fest Munich, etc.).