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8/10
A new standard for Egyptian filmmakers
king_of_koora24 August 2018
Along with "The Blue Elephant" movie, this movie changes the way we look at Egyptian filmmaking industry and sets a standard for anyone in Egypt thinking about making a movie. Marwan Hamed drops on us, yet again, an amazing movie starting from screenplay, acting, cinematography and of course directing but the one thing that stands out for me is the storytelling which was in perfect order and timing although the runtime was a bit long, and also, WHAT A STORY from Ahmed Mourad !! Amazing use of cinematography in intense and damatic scenes without overdoing and without the need of any nudity to express the feelings of the characters. Mohamed Mamdouh is stunning yet again in all aspects along with Asser Yassin of course and Menna Shalabi and every actor in the movie in all fairness. I hope we could see a lot more of this from Egyptian filmmakers .... WELL-DONE !!!
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9/10
Another Masterpiece by Ahmed Mourad!
Rizkawy19 August 2018
I went to the cinema place really having a high expectations specially because the novel was just amazing ! .. But I left the cinema place speechless , Ahmed Mourad decided to turn the novel into a masterpiece by modifying it to fit in 2 hours and half movie ! it was just amazing really ! .. I really recommend everyone to check this movie out even if you didn't read the novel. You will get bombed anyway!.

9 / 10 <3
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8/10
A game changer
super_host200325 November 2018
It's have been a while really since I enjoyed an Arabic movie despite the length of the movie like more than 2 hours I enjoyed every minute
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9/10
The director
apdo-5582928 August 2018
Marwan hamed one of the best Egyptian directors now and this movie one of his best movies ever
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8/10
Marwan Hamed and Ahmed Mourad combo
ahossam0324 August 2018
Diamond Dust feels like a two hour episode of Breaking Bad which is a great thing. The plot is very good, it's not often that you see an Egyptian film that relies more on acting and the plot more than action packed scenes or offensive comedies. There is only one part in the story that just seemed forced to keep it going which was kind of disappointing.

Menna Shalabi's performance is just amazing. The music seems a little derived from Dunkirk's ticking clock but it still was good.

This film can change how modern people view Egyptian film making industry again.
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9/10
A genuine idea, great acting team and brilliant director = Great movie.
MplusA9216 October 2018
As a movie based on a novel, the comparison between the novel and the movie imposes itself, and surprisingly both of them are great here.

The movie delivers the story in a very clear manner, everything is connected well and justified.

Usually the movie that starts with a murder catches your attention, but it can easily leave you disappointed if you stayed in the dilemma for a long time, but this didn't happen here.

The sequence of events is smooth and in a very good rhythm, the idea itself is genuine and the components of the movie add more strength to it.

The acting here is brilliant from all of the cast, great face and body actions and reactions, the costumes added a depth to the characters.

The directing and videography were beautiful, they added to the thrill of the story by using fitting angles of the cameras and dim color correction.

Finally, it's a great action and thrill Egyptian Arabic movie, it worths to watch although its long running time, but feeling bored is not possible here except for some scenes.
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5/10
Not bad movie
alikandil2127 November 2018
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It seems that Ahmed Morad was really impressed by the masterpiece "Breaking Bad" series. The idea of killing Waleed Soultan by putting diamond dust in the sugar packets, is the same idea of putting Reiseen poison in sugar packets for killing Lydia. Also, getting rid of El service by melting his body in acid in the bath tub is the same idea in the series. But the writer forgot that the acid will melt the tub too and may be the ground under it. Thank you Vince Gilligan for caring about tiny details in such a wonderful series.
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10/10
what a great movie
mrbundeskhayal18 January 2019
The movie was great in every scene , the performances of the actors were high, everyone knew what to do exactly and the best thing was the story, that's what we want from the writers to write good stories like dimond dust.
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7/10
Very good Egyptian Story
fahoodi-evil12 May 2019
This story is really Egyptian. You can feel it. And the best thing that everything thing was logical
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7/10
New hope for egyptian cinema..
dryousef991 January 2019
This is a movie that plot is centered almost completely on the mystery novel by the same name "written by Ahmad Mourad" and the genius director Marwan Hamed. The acting was average with exception of Majid Al-Kidwani who was brilliant as usual. At some point I was bored by the slow pace of it but overall it's very watchable. It's a good movie but not a masterpiece..!!
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10/10
The best film
mohamedwwe20 September 2018
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This film is one of the best films produced in 2018, in terms of story, photography and directing, something truly creative.
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8/10
Such a great movie
omar_ahmed-8390628 November 2018
That movie became 100% one of my favourites, Ahmed Mourad is freaking genius! Although the movie is kindda inspired by Breaking Bad, but it's still different and a masterpiece. Honestly that movie should spread around the whole world
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