YOUSRY NASRALLAH

YOUSRY NASRALLAH

Director, EGYPT

Presentation

PRESENTATION

Yousry Nasrallah is an Egyptian filmmaker. He graduated in economics and political science at Cairo University. Following, he worked as a film critic and directing assistant in Beirut from 1978 to 1982. He became an assistant to Youssef Chahine whose company Misr International would go on to produce his films. Nasrallah's works have dealt with themes of leftism, Islamic fundamentalism, and expatriation.

His 2012 film After the Battle competed for the Palme d'Or at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.

Selected Filmography

SELECTIVE FILMOGRAPHY

2016 Brooks, Meadows and Lovely Faces
2012 After the Battle
2011 18 Days
2009 Scheherazade Tell Me a Story
2008 The Aquarium
2004 Bab el shams (The Gate of Sun)
1999 El Medina
1995 Sobyan wa banat (documentary)
1993 Mercedes
1988 Summer Thefts