The Highest-grossing Romantic Film in the History of Egyptian Cinema
Screening of Hepta: The Last Lecture at the Silk Road International Film Festival in China within the Film Panorama
Director Hadi El Bagoury's film Hepta: The Last Lecture will take part in the fourth edition of the Silk Road International Film Festival in China within the Film Panorama (28 November - 3 December). The screening of the film will be on the 30th of November, and the 1st and 3rd of December.
The Silk Road International Film Festival in China is held annually and aims to promote cultural exchanges and cooperation between the Silk Road countries, provide an international platform for film exchange and trade, and increase cooperation between China and the countries involved in the film industry.
Since the beginning of 2017, Hepta: The Last Lecture won more than 20 awards, ten awards at the Arabian Cinema Awards (ACA), six awards at the 65th Egyptian Catholic Center Cinema Festival, four awards from Dear Guest Magazine (DG Awards) and the Audience Award at the Arabian Sights Film Festival in Washington. The film topped the Egyptian box office with revenues that surpassed EGP 27 million, becoming the highest-grossing romantic film in the history of Egyptian cinema. Moreover, the film took part in five other festivals:Malm√∂ Arab Film Festival (MAFF), Arab Camera Festival in Rotterdam, Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF),Mediterranean Film Festival of Annaba (FAFM) and the Arab Cinema Week in New York.
Hepta: The Last Lecture 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.
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 film is marketed by MAD Solutions. 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.
Screening Times of Hepta: The Last Lecture at the Silk Road International Film Festival in China (GMT +8)
Thursday, November 30, at 10:00 pm
Friday, December 1, at 03:40 pm
Sunday, December 3, at 03:40 pm