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The Best of Times (2004)

Ahla al awkat (original title)
A personal tragedy brings a woman closer to a handful of trusted friends in this independent drama. Salma (Hanan Turk) is a middle-aged woman who has achieved success in her profession but ... See full summary »

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Hala Khalil

Writers:

Hala Khalil (story), Wessam Soliman (dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Hanan Turk ... Salma
Hind Sabri ... Yusreya (as Hend Sabri)
Menna Shalabi ... Doha
Amr Waked ... Hisham
Hassan Hosny Hassan Hosny ... Salma's father
Khaled Saleh ... Ibrahim
Amir Karara ... Tarek
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Salwa Mohamed Ali Salwa Mohamed Ali ... Azza
Khairy Beshara Khairy Beshara
Sami El-Adl Sami El-Adl ... Uncle Rabie (as Samie Al-Adel)
Yasser Eltobgy Yasser Eltobgy
Ahmad Kamal Ahmad Kamal
Hala Khalil Hala Khalil ... Guest
Marwa Mahran Marwa Mahran
Maha Abou Ouf Maha Abou Ouf ... (as Maha Abu Auf)
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A personal tragedy brings a woman closer to a handful of trusted friends in this independent drama. Salma (Hanan Turk) is a middle-aged woman who has achieved success in her profession but is still searching for contentment in her personal life. After her mother unexpectedly dies, Salma is sent into an emotional tailspin, and while her stepfather (Samie Al-Adel) tries to help by letting her move into his home, nothing seem to make her feel better. One day, Salma receives the first in a series of anonymous gifts and letters from someone who appears to know her, though she has no idea who they might be. As Salma sorts through a handful of male admirers in hopes of uncovering the identity of her new benefactor, she is reunited with two close friends from her days at school, Yusriyah (Hend Sabri) and Doha (Menna Shalabi), who commiserate with her as they share their own difficult life events. Ahla al Awqat (aka The Best of Times) was the first feature from writer and director Hala Khalil,... Written by aya

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Women make amazing movie 🎬
24 May 2020 | by ayazain57See all my reviews

If you're looking for a great movie to watch , this is it.Loved it! i think this is a great movie, the cast is on point, the acting is good,the story is beautiful, beautiful locations "soubra", Every actress in the film did a fantastic job and Music was perfect. The ending was so amazing ❤


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Country:

Egypt

Language:

Arabic

Release Date:

29 September 2004 (Kuwait) See more »

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$249,155
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Dolby Digital

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