The Highest-grossing Romantic Film in the History of Egyptian Cinema
Hepta: The Last Lecture Exceeds 20 Million EGP in Egyptian Theatres
Hepta: The Last Lecture continues to top the Egyptian box office. After 3 weeks since its release in Egyptian theaters, the film's revenues increase to hit 20 million EGP. Hepta: The Last Lecture became the highest-grossing romantic film in the history of Egyptian cinema, without the currency exchange rates factor.
Hepta: The Last Lecture has been released in a number of Arab countries including; in UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Jordan and Oman theatres starting Thursday, the 12th of May. The film is also set to be released across other Arab countries, which will be revealed soon.
The film received a wave of wide acclaim among social media platforms, as several filmmakers, public figures and film stars expressed their admiration on their Facebook accounts and pages.
Since its release, theatres raised the "full house" sign, which led to the expansion of the film screening to other additional screening halls. As a result, there were nine additional screening venues added to the list of theatres in Cairo and further Egyptian governorates.
Hepta: The Last Lecture's screenplay is based on Mohamed Sadek's best-selling book, which portrays the seven stages of love through four paralleled stories. Mohamed Sadek's novel topped the charts in Egypt and throughout the Arab world for several weeks, and sold 36 editions since its release in 2014.
The film cast list includes: Amr Youssef, Maged El Kedwany, Ahmed Malek, Ahmed Dawood, Dina El Sherbiny, Yasmine Raeis, Jamila Awad, Hany Adel, Ahmed Bedeir, together with Salwa Mohamed Aly, Kinda Alloush, Anoushka, Mohamed Farrag, and Nelly Karim, along with Shereen Reda and the two kids, Abdallah Azmi and Lina Ben Haman.
The film is a joint production between Hani Osama's The Producers, Mohamed Hefzy's Film Clinic and Amgad Sabry's iProductions. The adaptation has been scripted by Wael Hamdy. The film's crew includes Directors of Photography Gamal El Boushy and Leo Carbotta, alongside Production Designer Hend Haidar and Production Manager Mohamed El Hady.