I watched this film with no expectations - other than an attraction to the gritty london setting and a willingness to give a no-name british film a chance - and no reference points because of the internet's total ignoration is it complex is it well acted is it well scripted well probably not is it worth watching yes it isn't wild bill . Sydney film festival: sally el hosaini’s debut feature treads a familiar path as a saga of two brothers caught up in gang warfare in east london until about the halfway mark when it veers into . Despite not having formal schooling in film, sally el hosaini found another route to directing my brother the devil, el hosaini was social justice . This directness of my brother the devil‘s realism makes it slightly tagged my brother the devil, sally el hosaini prison drama and romanticism of crime’s .
My brother the devil is a 2012 british crime drama film written and directed by sally el hosaini it has won multiple awards, including at the 2012 sundance film festival and at the 2012 berlin international film festival mo is robbed by rival gang members while trying to do a drop-off for his . Delivering an alternately striking and ominous vision of gangland london, my brother the devil, the directorial debut from british- egyptian director sally el hosaini, is an excellent film abstaining from all-encompassing grimness and moroseness in favour of character- driven showcases of potency, it's rewarding, gripping and the best film of . My brother the devil (2012) director sally el hosaini in the wake of saul dibb’s bullet boy (2004) and menhaj huda’s kidulthood (2006), the last decade or so has seen a proliferation of low-budget, london-set urban crime dramas. My brother the devil (2012) genre: drama mo is a young boy growing up in a traditional egyptian household, but beyond the front door of the family's modest london flat is a completely different world - the streets of hackney.
Drama my brother the devil (original) sally el hosaini, united kingdom, wildstar, woman director certification / mpaa film rating: r other mpaa film ratings: . Lff review: 'my brother the devil' a fresh & exciting take on the familiar urban crime drama. Set on a homerton council estate, my brother the devil is a début film by welsh-egyptian director sally el hosaini that won a cinematography award at this year’s sundance film festival and el hosaini herself won the best british newcomer award at last month’s london film festival.
Writer/director sally el hosaini explains her intentions behind her new crime drama and the reality of living in a hackney housing estate 2012 sydney film festival. The social realism of my brother the devil, a crime drama film by sally el hosaini (776 words, 2 pages) the main genre of my brother the devil is social realism, we can tell by the mise-en-scene as the photographs in the opening scene show themes typical of the genre like gangs, alcohol and antisocial behaviour. My brother the devil (dvd) director: sally el hosaini a version of inner city life that’s been mashed through gangster film cliché and social realist . My brother the devil is a social realism drama film which was produced on the 9 th november 2012 in the uk and filmed in hackney, london it was directed and written by sally el hosaini who is also known for her work on green zone and the fifth bowl. My brother the devil - directed by welsh-egyptian film-maker sally el hosaini, winner of the “best newcomer” award at the british film institute (bfi) london film festival (november 2012) - click for video trailer.
My brother the devil is a 2012 feature film written and directed by sally hosaini it is of the social realism genre but also includes many elements of a ‘coming of age’ film there are many important themes touched upon within the film including family, crime and violence, and trust and betrayal, as well as a great deal of tension. “a daring piece of film making, and one that certainly sticks with you” this year we have been treated to a host of films depicting london life from a youthful perspective, yet unlike the likes of offender, ill manors and the man inside to name but a few, sally el hosaini's debut feature my . Better the devil you know: hosaini’s debut a vibrant urban street drama sally el hosaini’s directorial debut, my brother the devil, takes the overly familiar gangland drama genre and manages to make an engaging and effective film with well written characters and striking visuals.
Next, directorial newcomer sally el hosaini delivers gritty realism in the immigrant uk crime drama my brother the devil, while documentary filmmaker matthew cooke teaches viewers how to go from . El hosaini emphasized that the realism was of the utmost importance to the film’s creation – and success, but said, “it is a fiction, written in realism my film is an emotional story . My brother the devil directed by sally el hosaini 2011 psychological drama, social problem film - nr. Independent british distributors verve pictures have revealed that they are planning to release on blu-ray sally el hosaini's my brother the devil (2012), starring james floyd, fady elsayed and .