Cairo - Egypt | Tuesday, April 2, 2019:
Director Karim El Shennawy and writer Haitham Dabbour's film Gunshot hits Tunisian theatres starting
Friday, April 5 at Cinéma Le Palace Sousse, Cinéma Le Palace Tunis, Cinéma Le Colisée, Cinéma Le Mondial,
and Cinéma Le Cité.
Most recently, Gunshot won the Best Actor Award for star Ahmad Al Fishawy and the Best Cinematography
Award for DOP Abdelsalam Moussa at the 67th edition of the Egyptian Catholic Center for Cinema Film
Since its release on October 3rd in Egypt, Gunshot has received wide acclaim from critics and audiences
alike. The film was screened in six Gulf states, including: Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait,
Gunshot had a full-house screening during its world premiere at the 2nd El Gouna Film Festival and was
selected as the closing film of the Malmö Arab Film Festival.The film also screened at the Cairo
International Film Festival within its International Panorama - New Egyptian Cinema. The film opened the
Festival International du Film pour l'Enfance et la Jeunesse de Sousse. Gunshot will compete within the
Feature Film Official Competition at the sixth edition of the Tripoli Film Festival in Beirut, Lebanon
(June 9 - 19).
Amid deadly clashes with anti-riot forces, bodies start piling in Cairo's morgue. While examining the
cadaver of Alaa Abu Zayd, the forensic doctor notices something unusual. The doctor, who is alcohol
dependent and battles personal and family problems, writes a medical report that stirs media frenzy,
public anger, and accusations of political and ethical corruption. Along with a hard-working journalist,
they undertake a journey seeking facts, where their perception of truth, their principles and beliefs are
challenged, and they are forced to face the dilemma of their life.
Produced by iProductions and Film Clinic, Gunshot stars Ahmad Al Fishawy, Ruby, Mohamed Mamdouh, Arfa
Abdel Rassoul and Asmaa Aboul Yazeed, along with guest stars Ahmed Malek, Hana Shiha, Ahmad Kamal, Safaa
El Toukhy, Samy Maghawry and Mohamed Radwan. The film crew brings together DOP Abdelsalam Moussa, Costume
Designer Nahed Nasrallah, Production Designer Ali Hossam Ali, Technical Producer Ahmed Youssef, and Editor
Ahmed Hafez, in addition to Sound Engineer Ahmed Adnan, Sound Mixer Ahmad Abu Saad and Music Composer
Amine Bouhafa, under the supervision of Ahmed Fahmi. Gunshot's marketing is handled by MAD Solutions.