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The Nile Hilton Incident (2017)

Unrated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 5 July 2017 (France)
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A maid witnesses a murder at an upscale hotel and a policeman is assigned to the case, but it soon becomes clear that important people don't want the case solved.

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Momo
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Set against the backdrop of the Egyptian Revolution, the thriller features a police officer who investigates the murder of a woman. What initially seems to be a killing of a prostitute turns into a more complicated case involving the very elite of Egypt.

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$4,250,000 (estimated)

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$8,183 (USA) (13 August 2017)

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$20,235 (USA) (20 August 2017)
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French visa # 146642. See more »

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The song "Mafeesh Saheb Yetsaheb" that played twice in the movie came out in 2015 while the movie is set in 2011. See more »

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Gina: I am an artist.
Gina: But the people who have money want to buy me and lock me up in a golden cage.
Gina: Even if you have the key, you can't run away.
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Excellent cop movie
16 October 2017 | by (Berlin) – See all my reviews

Movie about a corrupt cop who tries to solve a murder to a songstress in Cairo (Egypt) and gets deeper and deeper into the crooked administration of the government.

This is one of the best cop films of recent times.

It's really great to have a seldom seen location for crime. I think many are fed up with New York, L. A., San Francisco, Chicago ... .

The acting of the disillusioned cop is very good.

The film score is unobtrusive and doesn't push to the fore.

Cinematography is awesome. There are cool drives through nightly Cairo.

The movie is at the same level like other great films about corruption e.g. Chinatown or Bad Lieutenant (Abel Ferrara).


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