World Cinemascape: Spectrum

Clash

  • World Cinemascape: Spectrum
  • 201697minDCPcolorFiction
Director Mohamed DIAB
Nation Egypt, France
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Overview

In the wake of the ouster of Islamist president Morsi, a truck-full of detained demonstrators roam through protests. Can the detainees overcome their differences to stand a chance of survival?

Director

Mohamed DIAB

Born in 1978, Ismailia, Egypt. He is a writer and director whose work often centers on pressing issues concerning Egyptian society. He is known for his directorial debut film Cairo 678(2010), and wrote the blockbuster The Island nominated for Academy Awards in 2007. Clash is his second feature film and selected as the Opening Film of Un Certain Regard at Cannes Film Festival 2016.