The Square (DVD) 1

The Square (DVD) 1

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Oscar nominated documentary which depicts the ongoing Egyptian revolution.

The Square is a 2013 Egyptian-American documentary film by Jehane Noujaim, which depicts the ongoing Egyptian Revolution of 2011 from its roots in Tahrir Square. The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 86th Academy Awards. It also won three Emmy Awards at the 66th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, out of four for which it was nominated.
The Square premiered on January 17, 2013 at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Audience Award for World Cinema in the documentary category. Due to the ongoing nature of the Egyptian Revolution, Noujaim updated the ending of the film over the summer of 2013. The film was subsequently also named winner of the People's Choice Award in the documentary category at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. The production is done in the native languages of its cast, and is presented with English subtitles.


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Bonus Materials

  • Over 90 minutes of deleted scenes and exclusive content


Cast & Crew

  •       Ahmed Hassan
  •       Khalid Abdalla
  •       Magdy Ashour
  •       Ramy Essam
  •       Buthayana Kamel
  •       Ragia Omran
  •       Aida Elkashef
  •       Dina Abdullah
  •       Dina Amer
  •       Sherif Boray

Director: Jehane Noujaim

Producer: Karim Amer

Producer: Daniel E Catullo III

Producer: Clark Langon

Producer: Geralyn Dreyfous

Producer: Alexandra Johnes

Producer: Ibrahim Al Huessini

Producer: Jodie Evans

Producer: Gavin Dougan

Producer: Pedro Kos

Producer: Lekha Singh

Producer: Sarah Johnson

Producer: Mike Lerner

Additional Details

Label: City Drive Films

Genre: Documentary

Language: English

Run Time: 109 mins

Region: 0

Release Date: 12/08/15

UPC: 760137772491