• Director: Yousry Nasrallah
  • Release Year: 2009
  • Production Country: Egypt
  • Language: Arabic
  • Run Time: 134 minutes

Ehky ya Scheherazade (Scheherazade, Tell Me a Story)

Description

Convinced by her husband that his future career at a large newspaper depends on her discretion, a young Egyptian woman turns her talk show away from political topics and focuses instead on the stories of local women and their lives. However, what originally seemed to be a safe choice of topics turns out to be far more disruptive than any political story might have been.

Themes

Gendered history, Women's history, Political intrigue, Social justice, Social responsibility, Personal violence, Honor killings