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Sunday, 13 May 2018

Yomeddine star rises as “breakout star” at Cannes Film Festival

Rady Gamal, the star of Egyptian independent film Yomeddine, emerged as one of the breakout stars of the Cannes Film Festival, Jake Koyle writes for the AP. Gamal, who suffered from leprosy as a child, is not a professional actor but “offers an authentic portrait of social outcasts seldom seen in cinema,” Koyle says. Yomeddine is competing for the prestigious Palme d’Or award at the festival.

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