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Factory Girl

Director: Mohamed Khan
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The film was Egypt’s official submission to the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 87th Academy Awards.
Egyptian revenues totaled 1.6 million EGP, and ran in cinemas for more than 19 consecutive weeks.
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2013/ Egypt92 min/ Drama, Romance
Original Title
Fatat Al Masana’
SYNOPSIS
Hiyam, a poor 21- year-old girl working at a clothing factory, goes through a romantic experience only to find herself alone against a society that fears love and adheres to cruel traditions.
CAST
Yasmin Raeis
Hani Adel
Salwa Khattab
Salwa Mohamed Ali
CREW
Screenwriter: Wessam Soliman
DOP: Mahmoud Lotfy
Editor: Dina Farouk
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Production Company(ies)
DayDream Art Production
Middle West Films
WIKA Production and Distribution
Producer(s)
Mohamed Samir
film festivals
film festivals Shanghai International Film Festival, China
film festivals Montreal World Film Festival, Canada
film festivals Franco Arab Film Festival, Jordan
film festivals Arab Film Festival in Seoul, South Korea
film festivals Arab Film Festival, Australia
film festivals MedFilm Festival, Italy
film festivals Malmo Arab Film Festival (MAFF), Sweden
film festivals Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), UAE
film festivals International Oriental Film Festival in Geneva, Switzerland
film festivals Silk Road Film Festival, Ireland
film festivals Egyptian Catholic Centre Cinema Festival, Egypt
film festivals Egyptian National Film Festival, Egypt
film festivals Film Society for Egyptian Cinema, Egypt
film festivals Festival International du Film de Femmes de Salé, Morocco
film awards
film awards Best Actress at the Malmo Arab Film Festival (MAFF), Sweden
FIPRESCI Award and Best Actress at the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), UAE
Special Mention at the International Oriental Film Festival in Geneva, Switzerland
Best Actress at the Silk Road Film Festival, Ireland
A Certificate of Artistic Creativity and a Certificate of Appreciation at the Egyptian Catholic Centre Cinema Festival, Egypt
First Prize, Best Director, and Best Screenplay at the Egyptian National Film Festival, Egypt
Excellence Award, Special Jury Award, Best Supporting Actress, Best Screenplay, and Best Film Editing at the Film Society for Egyptian Cinema, Egypt
Best Writing Award at the Festival International du Film de Femmes de Salé, Morocco
Quotes
“Yasmin Raeis deserved her best actress win in Dubai” Jay Weissberg - Variety
“The impressively feisty Yasmine Raeis was terrific in the lead role.” Mark Adams - Screen Daily