Previously at the ICA - Films
21 Sep 2014
Voted one of the ten best Arab films of all time, Daoud Abdel Sayed’s Kit Kat is an Egyptian comedy from one of the most unique voices in global cinema. Sheikh Hosny is a blind man who lives with his old mother and his frustrated son in the Kit Kat neighbourhood. His son Youssef dreams of going to Europe to find work, and has a relationship with a divorced woman named Fatima. Sheikh Hosny refuses to admit his handicap and dreams of riding a motorcycle, he also spends his nights smoking marijuana with the locals in order to forget his miseries after the loss of his wife and the selling of his father's house.
Presented in partnership with the Egyptian National Film Center.
Egypt | 1991 | Dir: Daoud Abdel Sayed | 129 mins | Cert: 12A