Cold January
Cold January

Cold January

Director Romany Saad

Production year 2011

Length 12min.

Country Egypt

SYNOPSIS

A poor mother and her children live in a small room with no furniture, not even a door to close, after the father sold everything. She is forced to sell Egyptian flags during the 25 January revolution in order to support her children and buy a door to protect them from the harsh cold of January.

Awards

Best Fiction Film | Busan International Short FF, South Korea, 2012

1-st Prize "Best Revolution Film" | Alexandria IFF, Egypt, 2011

2-nd Prize "Best Fiction Film" | Nabuel IFF, Tunis, 2012

Best Actress | Sawy Culture Wheal FF, Cairo, Egypt, 2012

Best Script | Festival international du Court métrage de Tiznit, Morocco, 2012

Second Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Music | El-Mesaha Short FF, Cairo, Egypt, 2012

CAST & CREW

Romany Saad
Romany Saad

Director

Producer(s)

Romany Saad

Script

Romany Saad

Director of Photography

Fady Samir

Production designer

Mina Fawzy

Music by

Adly Saad

Sound

Romany Saad

Edit

Beshoy George

Cast

Emy, Mohamed Ramadan, Carin Romany, Mina Romany, Kamal Soliman

Production company(ies)

Independent/Romany Saad

Romany Saad

Born 1974, Cairo, Egypt. He holds bachelor’s degree in Applied Arts, 1998, and Professional certificate in Cinema & Television directing, the French University of Egypt (UFE).


Filmography

In the Sea (2010), Cold January (2011).

FILMS 2012