Mr. Magdy, Room Number 17 Please

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    Mr. Magdy, Room Number 17 Please

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    Denmark, Egypt

    2013

    23 min

    • Arabic

    Sitting on two wooden chairs, mechanics Hassan and Hassan observe the world. The same world in which George Hotel receptionist begins to be tired by his work, and the young cellist fights with a Vivaldi sonata. A world that could be built over an underground sea.

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    Credits

    Screenplay
    Carl Olsson
    Music
    Sherif El Wesseimy
    Production
    THE NATIONAL FILMSCHOOL OF DENMARK
    Carl Olsson

    Carl Olsson

    Sweden

    Carl Olsson was born in Sweden in 1984, lives in Copenhagen where he graduated from The National Film School of Denmark in 2013. His graduation film BLESSED BE THIS PLACE was Nominated for the Danish Academy Award, Robert 2014, and the prestigious Camerimage for its camerawork, has travelled to numerous festivals and won several international awards. His previous film from The Danish Film School, MR. MAGDY, ROOM NUMBER 17 PLEASE, won Special Mention at Stockholm International Film Festival 2013. Carl Olsson looks with a sharp and loving eye on the human being, exploring oddities in our systems and cultures, where we humans always seem to peep through the cracks in its systemic perfection. His latest film PATRIMONIUM (2019) premiered at Göteborg Film Festival.

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