Inspired by the Golden Era Films
MAD Solutions Releases 3 Official Posters for Zay Ood El Kabreet
Inspired by black and white film posters of the golden era, MAD Solutions, the film's distributor, released three official posters for Zay Ood El Kabreet (Like a Matchstick), Hussein Al Imam's last film and only directorial work. The posters feature golden stars from a number of black and white films including; Faten Hamama, Hend Rostom, Mahmoud El-Meliguy, Hussein Riad, Imad Hamdi, Magda El Khatib, Farid Shawqi and Samir Sabry.
A few months ago, MAD Solutions released a teaser GIF poster for the film, making it the first of its kind in Egypt and the Arab world. The film is slated to commercially release in Egyptian theatres soon.
Zay Ood El Kabreet is a comedic tale invented by the late filmmaker Al Imam to pay tribute to the super stars of the Egyptian cinema's Golden Era. The plot combines scenes starring 21 actors from the age of black and white films with other scenes written by and starring Al Imam. The end product leads to the rediscovery of golden age actors in a new context along with Hussein Al Imam, the film stars Sahar Ramy, Khaled Mahrous, Zakaria Amer and singer Randa El-Sobky.