Hepta: The Last Lecture (2016)
Hepta: The Last Lecture's screen play is based on Mohamed Sadek's best-selling book, which portrays the seven stages of love through four paralleled stories. Mohamed Sadek's novel topped the charts in Egypt and throughout the Arab world for several weeks, and sold 36 editions since its release in 2014.
Director: Hadi El Bagoury
Writer: Mohamed Sadek
Screenwriter: Wael Hamdy
Cast: Amr Youssef, Maged El Kedwany, Ahmed Malek, Ahmed Dawood, Dina El Sherbiny, Yasmine Raeis, Jamila Awad, Hany Adel, Ahmed Bedeir, Salwa Mohamed Aly, Kinda Alloush, Anoushka, Mohamed Farrag, Nelly Karim, Shereen Reda
Festivals and Awards
  • Malm√∂ Arab Film Festival in Sweden.
  • Mediterranean Film Festival of Annaba (FAFM) in Algeria.
  • Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF).
  • Arabian Sights Film Festival in Washington: Audience Award
  • Dear Guest Magazine (DG Awards) Best of 2016: DG Best Film, DG Best Director (Hadi El Bagoury), DG Special Awards to Maged El Kedwany and Ahmed Bedeir.
  • Arab Cinema Week in New York.
  • Arab Camera Festival in Rotterdam.
  • Egyptian Film Association Festival: A special award under the name of late director Mohamed Khan to director Hadi El Bagoury.
  • Egyptian Catholic Center Cinema Festival: Best Film, Best Director (Hadi El Bagoury), Best Music (Hesham Nazih), Best Cinematography (Gamal El Boushy), Artistic Creativity Award (Maged El Kedwany) and a Certificate of Appreciation for child actor Abdallah Azmi.
  • Arabian Cinema Awards (ACA): Best Film, Best Director (Hadi El Bagoury), Best Actor (Maged El Kedwany), Best Screenplay (Wael Hamdy), Best Editing (Ahmed Hafez), Best Soundtrack (Hesham Nazih), Best Sound Editing (Bassem El Elaimy), Best Sound Mixing (Ahmed Gaber), Best Hair Styling (Haitham Dahab) and Best Song (Donia Samir Ghanem for Hekaya Wahda).
  • Silk Road International Film Festival in China.