Cairo Time Poster

Release Date: August 6th, 2010

DVD Release Date: November 30th, 2010

PG|1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary
With some time off from her job as a magazine editor, New Yorker Juliette (Patricia Clarkson) decides to share a holiday with her husband, who works for the United Nations. Upon arriving in Cairo, however, she finds he's stuck in Gaza, and he sends his former bodyguard, Tareq (Alexander Siddig) -- now relocated back in Cairo to work at his family business -- to act as her guide around the city. Soon Juliette finds herself captivated by both the city and her companion.

Cast: Patricia Clarkson, Alexander Siddig, Elena Anaya, Tom McCamus, Amina Annabi, Cynthia Amsden, Andrew Cullen, Mona Hala

Director: Ruba Nadda

Genres: Drama, Romance

Production Co: Foundry Films

Distributors: IFC Films

Keywords: Emotional, Passionate, Wife, Charming, 2000s, Forbidden love

Ratings & Reviews

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  • As in David Lean's "Brief Encounter," the suspense in Cairo Time comes from what doesn't happen between its pair of "lovers." show more

  • Ms. Clarkson's performance as Juliette, the fashion-writer wife of a United Nations functionary, is the film's reason for being. She makes yearning palpable. She turns mysterious silences into a language of love. show more

  • Aside from the sweltering Egyptian climate, little heat or excitement is generated by the film or its attractive stars. show more

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