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Closed Doors, The (Al-Abwab Al-Moghlaka)

(105 mins) The movie touches on several taboos in contemporary Egyptian society, examining their social and political implications. Set during the Gulf War, it tells the story of Mohamad, a highly impressionable young man who embraces fundamentalist ideas as a way of dealing with the confusion of adolescence and sexual awakening.

In Arabic with English subtitles.