The nile hilton incident WINS Grand Jury Prize AT SUNDANCE
SUCCESS. Tarik Saleh’s new film, The Nile Hilton Incident, was awarded the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic at the Sundance Film Festival on January 28, 2017, followed by very positive reviews from leading film magazines. During 2017, The Nile Hilton Incident has received raving reviews from international critics and moviegoers alike – and has become a box office hit in France with almost 400.000 admissions (as of Sept, 2017).
The story. Cairo 2011, just weeks before the revolution. Police Detective Noredin, working in the in-famous Kasr el-Nil Police Station, is handed the case of a murdered singer. He soon realizes that the investigation concerns the very power elite, close to the President’s inner circle.