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SHEIKH JACKSON

Director: Amr Salama
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Cumulatively grossed USD 63,798 in box office worldwide.
Egypt's official submission at the Academy Awards' Best Foreign Language Film in 2017.
Received several awards at regional and international film festivals.
Helmed by prominent director Amr Salama, who is best known for Excuse My French (2014), Asmaa (2011).
Landed world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).
Released in the USA and Canada during the first quarter of 2018.
Features an all-star cast: Ahmed Al Fishawy, Ahmed Malek, Maged El Kedwany, Yasmine Raeis, Amina Khalil.
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2017 / 93 Min
Original Title
El Sheikh Jackson
SYNOPSIS
An Islamic cleric has a crisis of faith when he hears the news that his childhood idol, Michael Jackson, has died.
CAST
Ahmed Al Fishawy
Maged El Kedwany
Ahmed Malek
Yasmine Raeis
Amina Khalil
CREW
Screenwriter: Amr Salama, Omar Khaled
DOP: Ahmed Beshary
Editor: Ahmed Hafez