The special screening of the Egyptian film “A Dutch Experience” starring Egyptian comedian-actor Adel Imam and Lebanese singer/actress Nicole Saba has witnessed tremendous success in Lebanon. Among the guests at the screening were the Lebanese Minister of Information and most of the Arab ambassadors in Lebanon all made it a point to be part of the special event, which took place at the UNESCO hall in Beirut.
According to the London based daily, Al Sharq Al Awsat, the Egyptian ambassador held a special welcoming party at Egyptian Embassy, after the screening, in honor of Adel. Adel and Nicole were present at the special screening, which witnessed an audience of over 5 thousand and wide media coverage all eager to bring the event live.
The film is a satirical comedy which revolves around a father, played by Adel, of four adolescent college boys who attempts to raise his children in the right manner making them responsible young men.
Throughout the course of events in the film, Adel becomes a Minister a position that leads his sons to try and find every mean possible making it work to their advantage. Nicole, a former member of the Lebanese band "The Four Cats", will play the role of a European from Denmark who comes to Egypt to do research and finds herself in the home of Adel and his four sons. Disputes begin between Adel and his son on who will win Nicole’s heart.
The film directed by young director Ali Idris, costars Egyptian actors Ahmad Ratib, Foad Khalil, Khaled Sarhan, and Tamer Abdul Mun’em. In the film Adel decided to nominate Ali to direct his film instead of his son director Rami Imam.
Nicole had stressed that her role in the film, which was as a European woman who came to Egypt, called for the least amount of cloths to be worn in order to stress the amount of freedom the West has. Concerning the sexual topics tackled in the film, Nicole expressed that the film is about two cultures colliding and the talk of sexuality was done in order to educate saying that there was not one obscene in the film but rather the entire film was daring, but at the same time respectful.
She added that she knows her nomination for the role in the film was made based on her outer looks, but she has no problem with that since the outcome of the film proves that not looks alone brought her success, but her talent to act.
Nicole revealed that after her experience with Adel in the film, she refuses to accept any offers to star in any new film that is not up to the same standards of “A Dutch Experience”. Nicole has already been offered to play in a number of Egyptian films, after she has proved her capabilities as an actress. Nicole has stressed that she will not make a decision until she is certain that her film “A Dutch Experience” proves success and finds acceptance among viewers. –Albawaba.com