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Brooks, Meadows and Lovely Faces
Original name: الماء والخضرة والوجه الحسن
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 115 min.
Story: You don’t need politics to make a political film… Love, pleasure, beauty and food are serious enough.
Plot: cook, chef, cooking, murder, love, food, marriage, wedding, blood
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