films – Cinema Akil


Souad
DIRECTED BY
Ayten Amin
Egypt, Tunisia, Germany | PG | 102 mins | Drama | Arabic

In Zagazig, a small city in in Egypt. Souad, a 19-year-old young woman, leads a double life. While remaining conservative and veiled among her family and society, Souad is obsessed with her image on social media and goes on several secret virtual relationships with men. She constantly lies about her personal life, projecting wishful images of her desired life. Her ambitions are slowly crushed by the invasion of her true reality. A series of small incidents lead to a tragic event, that makes Rabab, her 13-year-old little sister, embarks on areal-life journey looking for answers.