Private Project

An Hour For Your Heart

Set in the near-future in emotionally dystopian Cairo, we follow Yara as she navigates her role in the newly launched service ‘Hour for Your Heart’. This innovative venture provides clients with a unique experience by offering agents who simulate climactic emotional situations. whether it be a heart-wrenching breakup, a heartwarming proposal, or even a simple day with a desired partner or acquaintance. Yara finds herself entangled in a tense encounter with Hesham, where trivial arguments escalate into a battle for control. we witness the bleakness of her financial situation which forces her to accept more clients. Fate takes a bittersweet turn when Yara is assigned a client from her previously canceled blacklist, her ex-partner Ali who selfishly requests her presence to fulfill his ego, hoping to hear her declare her desire to marry him. Yara wrestles with her emotions, attempting to avoid the inevitable moment of admitting her love to her emotionally abusive ex-lover.

  • Ahmad Abokamar
  • Ahmad Abokamar
  • Ahmad Abokamar
  • Nouran Waly
    Key Cast
  • Ahmed Hesham
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    ساعه لقلبك
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    Drama, Dark comedy
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes 21 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 7, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 USD
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - German University in Cairo
Director Biography - Ahmad Abokamar

Ahmad Abokamar is an Egyptian filmmaker and comedian born and raised in Nile Delta’s industrial city, El Mahalla El Kubra. He started his professional career as a fashion stylist in TVC and fashion editorial in the MENA region. Since 2018, he has been exploring with short films as well as comedy that has recently gained him fame on different social media platforms. Abokamar makes his narrative debut as a screenwriter and director with his short film "An Hour For Your Heart".

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