• Boy from Heaven
  • Boy from Heaven
  • Boy from Heaven

Boy from Heaven

by Tarik Saleh Hashtag #MyReligion

For Adam, the son of a fisherman, a dream comes true when he receives a scholarship to the renowned Al-Azhar University in Cairo. But shortly after his arrival, the Sunni Grand Imam who heads the institution dies, and a power struggle erupts over his successor. Ibrahim, a state security investigator, is tasked with planting an informant within the university to support the president's candidate. His choice does not fall on the unassuming Adam by chance... Director Tarik Saleh delivers a fascinating spy thriller about the corrupt link between political and religious power in modern Egypt.

  • Genre: Thriller
  • Country, Year: Egypt, Sweden, France, Finland, Denmark, 2022
  • Runtime: 126 Min
  • Languages: Arabic
  • Subtitles: German, French
  • Director: Tarik Saleh
  • Cast: Tawfeek Barhom, Fares Fares, Mohammad Bakri, Makram J. Khoury
  • Screenplay: Tarik Saleh
  • Cinematography: Pierre Aim
  • Editor: Theis Schmidt
  • Sound: Fredrik Jonsäter, Pontus Borg
  • Music: Krister Linder
  • Producers: Kristina Åberg, Fredrik Zander
  • Production Companies: Atmo Production, Memento Films Production, Bufo, Film i Väst AB, SVT Sveriges Television, Mikael Ahlström Films, Post Control, Final Cut for Real
  • World Sales: Memento Films International
  • Swiss Distribution: Filmcoopi Zürich AG
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