In a move that was surprising to Egyptian filmmakers in light of the global recession due to the Corona pandemic, the Egyptian film “A Man’s Stand” achieved revenues of more than half a million dollars (about 7.5 million Egyptian pounds), after it had toped daily revenues since its release in mid-January.
The film “A Man’s Stand” directed by Ahmed El-Gendy, starring Bayoumi Fouad, Majid Al-Kadwani, Sayed Ragab, Sherif Desouki, Mohamed Salam and Amina Khalil, who is participating in a special appearance, in addition to the guests of honor, Sawsan Badr, Safa Al-Toukhi and Eman Al-Sayed, which is produced by Synergy Films, Egyptian International Films and New Century Magic Beans.
The events of the film in the framework of “Light Comedy” revolve around 4 friends since their studies who meet after their life passed by to stand next to one of them after the death of his wife, until they decided to travel to a coastal city to relieve the life pressures they are going through, as each one of them suffers from a specific problem, During this journey, they discover that the world has changed from what it was during their youth.
The movie “A Man’s Stand” is a great adventure for many reasons (technical and non-technical), foremost of which is the social distancing due to the Corona pandemic, and the stagnation of the cinema movement in various countries of the world, in addition to the fear of any producer from undertaking such an artistic adventure.
However, the paper written with high craftsmanship and the text was placed in a comic format suitable for all members of the Egyptian and Arab family, what transformed the film from a risky adventure into a calculated adventure, as the movie “A Man’s Stand” was able to combine the two matters, attracting the audience and providing content that respects the minds of viewers without underestimating With their minds.