Synopsis : When a magic trick goes awry at a children’s birthday party, the authoritative
father of the family turns into a chicken. An avalanche of coincidental absurdities befalls
everyone; the mother, whose mundane life was dedicated to her husband and children, is now
urged to come to the fore and take care of her family. While moving heaven and earth to
bring her husband back and secure their survival, she goes through a total transformation.

Festival History : Cannes Film Festival- 2021, T-Mobile New Horizons International Film Festival, Poland 2021

Awards : Cannes International Film Festival: Semaine de la Critique | Grand Prix Nespresso & FIPRESCI Award

Director : Omar El Zohairy
Producer : Still Moving
Screenplay : Ahmed Amer, Omar El Zohairy
DOP : Kamal Samy
Editor : Hisham Saqr
Cast : Demyana Nassar, Samy Bassouny, Fady Mina Fawzy

Omar El Zohairy

Omar El Zohairy studied film directing at the High Institute of Cinema in Cairo. He is known for his short films Breathe Out (Zafir) and The Aftermath of the Inauguration of the Public Toilet at Kilometre 375. His debut feature Feathers was selected at the 60th International Critic’s Week, Cannes 2021.


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