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Ahmed Mourad’s ‘Vertigo’ Serialised for TV

Posted on 04 September 2012 by Alice

Ahmed Mourad’s book ‘Vertigo’ has been serialised for TV, and is already being shown on MBC4!

Hend Sabry in Vertigo on MBC4

Set in pre-revolution Cairo, a  mysterious murder is set to unfold in the Egyptian thriller. The series has been scripted by Mohammed Nayer and directed by Othman Abu Laban, starring Egyptian actress Hend Sabry, Yosra El Lozy, Ayman Qassiouni, Mahmoud El Gendy, Sayed Ragab, Ahmed Rateb and others.

Hend Sabry in Vertigo

The lead character Farida (Hend Sabry) is a professional photographer who happens to witness a bloody murder in one of Cairo’s high-end, exclusive hotels frequented by business tycoons and power spheres. The story progresses as Farida, who has become the sole witness of this horrific crime, begins her journey to escape with the only evidence to the crime – the photographs she took with her own camera that evening. Threatening events in her life begin to unfold when Farida, adamant to discover who is behind the murder, treads on dangerous grounds, as she discovers that ‘high ranking officials’ in the country are presumably involved in the crime.

Aiman Kaissouni in Vertigo on MBC4

‘Vertigo’ is being aired daily on MBC4 from Saturday – Wednesday at 19:00 GMT /22:00 KSA.

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