The Gate of Sun

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The Gate of Sun
Directed by Yousry Nasrallah
Produced by Humbert Balsan
Written by Yousry Nasrallah
Elias Khoury
Muhammad Suwaid
Starring Hiam Abbass
Orwa Nyrabia
Cinematography Samir Bahzan
Edited by Luc Barnier
Release date
  • 18 May 2004 (2004-05-18)
Running time
278 minutes
Country Egypt
Language Arabic

The Gate of Sun (Arabic: باب الشمس‎‎, translit. Bab el shams, French: La Porte du soleil) is a 2004 French-Egyptian war film directed by Yousry Nasrallah. It was screened out of competition at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival.[1]



  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Gate of Sun". Retrieved 2009-12-05. 

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