The Nile Hilton Incident



A rising young police detective in Cairo is assigned the case of a murdered singer that leads to the President’s inner circle in a riveting neo-noir of political power, corruption, and decadence in the weeks before the 2011 Egyptian uprising. Winner of the Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize.


Sweden (2017)

Arabic, Dinka, English, French

106 min | Feature | Drama

Global beat


Producers– Kristina Åberg

Screenplay – Tarik Saleh

Cinematography    Pierre Aïm

Editing – Theis Schmidt

Music – Krister Linder

Cast – Fares Fares,  Tareq Abdalla,  Yasser Ali Maher,  Nael Ali, Hania Amar,  Slimane Dazi, Ger Duany,  Ahmed Abdelhamid Hefny, Ahmed Khairy,  Mari Malek, Ahmed Selim, Hichem Yacoubi,  Mohamed Yousry


Tarik Saleh (born 1972) is a journalist, film director and Swedish TV producer, descendant of Egyptians. His filmography includes “Sadness is a Blessing”, “Lykke Li”, “Follow Rivers”, “Sacrificio: Who Betrayed Che Guevara y Gitmo”, among others.

Tarik Saleh

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