Baad el Mawkeaa (After the Battle) (2012)




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Movie Info

Worlds collide when a Cairo-based career woman meets a man who aided the Egyptian government in oppressing the Egyptian people.
Art House & International , Drama
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Siècle Productions


Critic Reviews for Baad el Mawkeaa (After the Battle)

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (4)

Resonating with layers of personal and political meaning, the messy aftermath of the Egyptian revolution is captured with immediacy and excitement.

Full Review… | May 18, 2012
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

Despite its topical urgency, After the Battle plays like a daytime soap, with characters taking turns shouting on-the-nose dialogue at each other...

Full Review… | May 18, 2012
AV Club
Top Critic

Working on multiple levels, helmer Yousry Nasrallah mines popular cinema and artier forms through a seemingly simple story of two worlds, exposing hypocrisies in each.

Full Review… | May 16, 2012
Top Critic

As a film, it's an indecipherable, chaotic blitzkrieg of half-baked ideas and hot-headed dramatisations of reality.

Full Review… | May 16, 2012
Time Out
Top Critic

One of the weakest films in 2012 Cannes Fest, this Egyptian political melodrama about the 2011 uprise is misconceived and poorly executed.

Full Review… | August 20, 2012

A heavy-handed, visually insipid take on the Arab Spring and its impact on various segments of Egyptian society.

Full Review… | May 30, 2012

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