My Brother the Devil (2012)
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Synopsis
The film narrates the story of fourteen-year-old Mo, a lonely, sensitive boy whose hunger for the rant and banter of buddies makes him prone to tread dangerous territories. He idolizes his handsome older brother, Rashid, a charismatic, well-respected member of a local gang, whose drug dealing enables "Rash" to provide for his family. Aching to be seen as a tough guy himself, Mo takes a job that unlocks a fateful turn of events and forces the brothers to confront their inner demons. It turns out that hate is easy. It is love and understanding that take real courage.

Genre: Drama
Starring: James Floyd, Said Taghmaoui, FadyElsayed
Written and Directed by: Sally El Hosaini
Produced by: Wild Horse Films, Rooks Nest Entertainment, in association with Film Clinic, Gayle Griths, Julia Godzinskaya, Michael Sackler
Executive Producers: Mohamed Hefzy, Sally El Hossaini
Festivals
- BFI London Film Festival
- Oslo Films from the South Festival
- Stockholm Film Festival - Evening Standard Film Awards
- British Independent Film Awards
- London Critics Circle Film Awards
- British Film Institute Awards
Awards
- Best Newcomer for Sally El Hosaini at BFI London Film Festival
- World Cinema Cinematography Award at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2012
- Best European Film Europa Cinemas Label Award at Berlinale
- World View Award at Sundance London Film and Music Festival
- Most Promising Newcomer (El Hossaini) at Evening Standard Film Awards
- Grand Jury Award at LA Outfest
- Audience Award at Annonay Film Festival
- BIFA for Best Newcomer (James Floyd) at British Independent Film Awards
- Best Actor (Floyd) at Milan Film Festival
- New Vision Award for Cinematography - Manaki Brothers Film Festival, Macedonia
- Honorable Mention Outstanding First Feature, Frameline Film Festival
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