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Title:

AL-IRHAB WAL KABAB (TERROR UND KEBAB)

Title German:TERROR UND KEBAB
Title English:TERRORISM AND KEBAB
Country:Ägypten 1993
Format:DVD
Colour:Colour
Language:OF arab. m. dt. UT
Length:105 Minutes
Film series:Africa goes Veedel, Game Over


Director :Arafa, Sherif
Screenplay:Hamid, Wahid
  
Cast:Akl, Ahmed
 Baqi, Ashraf Abdel
 El-Shennawi, Kamal
 Emam, Adel
 Rateb, Ahmed
 Youssra
 Zaki, Magda



Storyline



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Terrorism and the Kebab is a farce denouncing the absurdity of bureaucracy in modern Egypt. Adel Imam, Egypt‘s leading comic actor, is a father who wants to move his son to a school closer to home. He goes to El-Mugamaa, the center of Cairo‘s monolithic bureaucracy, to pick up the required documents. Frustrated by the lack of response, he ends up attacking a fundamentalist official and, when armed police respond to the situation, a machine gun accidentally finds its way into Imam‘s hands.
As a terrorist, his demands to the Minister of Internal Affairs are simple: Shish Kebab made of high-class lamb. After having a hearty meal with his hostages, however, his demands become more political.
The film was shot at “Mugammaa“, the biggest administration building of the African continent, just at the edge of the legendary Tahrir, the place of the recent protests in Cairo.