A large number of cinemas released the movie “For Rent”, starring Khaled El-Sawy, less than two weeks after its release, due to its weak revenues. It was postponed more than once due to the spread of the Corona pandemic.
The film “For Rent” was written and directed by Islam Bilal in his first experience with feature films, and co-starring with Khaled El-Sawy, Sherry Adel Mohamed Salam, Yasser Al-Tobji, Heidi Refaat, Essam El-Sakka, and a number of artists who appear as guests of honor.
The film revolves around a comic teaser about “loneliness and isolation”, through the life of a captain on a pension, who lives in Alexandria. He offers one of his apartment rooms for rent in search of breaking the psychological state he suffers from because of loneliness, and he chooses for her a person whose circumstances impose on him to replace his colleague who died A short while ago in a circumstance dominated by a lot of mystery.
The film was shown for the first time in the official competition at the Luxor African Film Festival in its previous session, in the presence of the audience of the city of Luxor, a number of critics, and Dr. Khaled Abdel Jalil, head of the censorship authority and advisor to the Minister of Culture for Cinema Affairs, and the filmmakers attended the young star Mohamed Salam, director and author Islam Bilal.