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Without doubt, the most important film in Egyptian cinema, if not Arab cinema, in a very long time. --Jean-Michel Frodon, SlateA plangent, multi-layered dirge to the sensory overload of Cairo and the way it has irrevocably changed... A melancholic love-hate poem to Cairo and the role of filmmakers in any city in pain. --Jay Weissberg, VarietyMajestic... a lionhearted elegy for the Egyptian capital, artistic heritage in the Arab world, inspired politics, and hope itself. --Kaelen Wilson-Goldie, Artforum

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