Fares Fares plays the lead role in Tarik Saleh's upcoming projects. The yet unnamed movie is said to take place in a religious university somewhere in the Middle east and has the character of an explosive thriller, told the Film in the West, at a press conference at the Cannes film festival.
the Duo collaborated recently on ”The Nile Hilton Inicident” where Fares played the lead role as the tormented police officer, a movie that took place in Cairo in connection with the arab spring, and who received five awards last year.
also presented a variety of upcoming co-productions: among others Ruben Östlund's new film ”the Triangle of sadness”, the Ninja Thybergs ”Jessica”, Linda Hambäcks ”Apstjärnan” and Joachim Trier's ”the World's worst man”. Although the british director Sally Potter (”Orlando”, ”The party”) was on a corner with a movie that has Javier Bardem, Elle Fanning, Salma Hayek, Chris Rock, and Laura Linney in the cast.