Shooting of the first scenes of the joint Egyptian Turkish film Huroob al Momiaa (Mummy Flight) began Saturday in the Turkish City of Istanbul. The film is directed by the renowned Turkish director Murad Aktash.
Costarring in the film is an elite group of Turkish stars along with the Egyptian actress Simon, Maged al Masri and Sami al Adel. The assistant director will be Egyptian.
Huroob al Momiaa is about stealing a famous Egyptian mummy and smuggling it to Turkey. Turkish and Egyptian authorities cooperate to restore the mummy.
The film depicts the feelings of cooperation and intimacy between the two sides, which have come as a result of the strong cultural and historical ties between the two nations.
The film scenes will be shot in Cairo, Sharm al Sheikh in Egypt and Istanbul and Kapadokia in Turkey.
The TV private Turkish channel, Show, represents Turkey in the process of joint production while producer Sami al Adel represents the Egyptian side.
However, this cooperation takes us back to the series of films, which were jointly produced with Turkey particularly during the sixties -- Albawaba.com