The teaser trailer of Al Daif (The Guest) by director Hadi Elbagoury and
writer Ibrahim Eissa reached one million views on the film’s official Facebook page in
only three days.
Watch the teaser trailer:
Within its world premiere, Al Daif won the Audience Award at the Tallinn Black
Nights Film Festival in Estonia where it had a full-house screening. The film marks
the sole Egyptian and African film in the official competition of the festival, and the
first participation of an Egyptian feature film in the official selection of the festival,
which is one of the festivals with the classification of A with 14 international festivals
around the world.
Directed by Hadi Elbagoury and written by Ibrahim Eissa, the film
stars Khaled El Sawy, Ahmed Malek, Shereen Reda and Jamila Awad, alongside
guest stars Maged El Kedwany and Mohamed Mamdouh. The Guest tells the story
of a young man who visits a family during dinner, and then the events develop in a
direction that no one expects.
Al Daif marks the second collaboration between writer Ibrahim
Eissa and iProductions after Mawlana. It is also the company's second time to work
with Director Hadi Elbagoury after Hepta: The Last Lecture that is the highest-
grossing romantic film in the history of Egyptian cinema with revenues more than
EGP 27 million. This is the first collaboration between Eissa and Elbagoury.