Heartwarming road movie about a former leper and a young orphan.
After the death of his wife the former leper Beshay decides to leave the leper community where he was abandoned as a child, to find his family. Along with Obama, a young orphan he has taken under his wing, and his beloved donkey, he embarks on a journey across Egypt.
Yomeddine was presented in the Official Selection of Cannes Film Festival and represents the first feature film by writer and director A. B. Shawky.
Variety: ”sweet, solid first feature”