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after topping the trend within hours of releasing the first poster releases the official trailer for flight 404

after topping the trend within hours of releasing the first poster releases the official trailer for flight 404

Cairo - Egypt | Monday, February 05, 2024

In less than 2 minutes, director Hani Khalifa provided a quick overview of Flight 404, a week pre-releasing in Egyptian cinemas on January 25th, as well as Arab world cinemas on February 1st. The official trailer, which is released today, Friday, highlights the details of the journey that Ghada takes. Days before she travels to Mecca for HAJJ , she’s faced with an emergency and is needed to come up with a large sum of money. She is forced to return to people from a tainted past with which she had severed ties. Will things go smoothly, will she be able to solve her problem and make it to HAJJ? Or will returning to the past contaminate her again?

Throughout yesterday, the poster topped the trend when it comes to search engines and social media. Additionally, it received positive comments from audiences and filmmakers, especially after setting its screening date. Casting director Ahmed El-Zoghbi stated: "It is a social film... It's one of the most significant and exciting projects I've worked on''. Composer Suad Bushnaq declared: "I'm proud that my first Egyptian collaboration is with esteemed director Hani Khalifa and editor Mohamed Eid in a film starring Mona Zaki and a group of Egypt’s biggest star powers. It is my third collaboration with producer Mohamed Hefzy. Congratulations to the film crew... Thanks for your trust." The Film producer Mohamed Hefzy noted: "It was indeed a long journey that lasted for three years. Congratulations, my artist friends, especially director Hani Khalifa, writer Mohamed Ragaa, and the exceptional Mona Zaki, and the journey partners; the production companies, film cast, guests of honor, and technicians". also Producer Shahinaz Al-Akkad said: “I’m looking forward to watching the film on screen after a long journey of joy and hope. I hope you like it and enjoy the journey with us. Stay tuned for our journey on January 25th in Egyptian cinemas and February 1st in Arab countries”. Furthemore, the audiences' comments were so positive.

"Flight 404 stars Mona Zaki with a star studded cast and guest appearances, Mohamed Farrag, Mohamed Mamdouh, Shereen Reda, Khaled El-Sawi, Mohamed Alaa with Hassan Al-Adl, Sama Ibrahim, Shadi Alfons, Rana Rais, Gihan el Shamashergy, and Arfa Abdel Rassoul . It is written by Mohamed Ragaa, directed by Hani Khalifa, and produced by Mohamed Hefzy and Shahinaz Al-Akkad, through their Film Clinic and Lagoonie Film Production in co-production with KSA's Arabia Pictures Entertainment group and Hi Media Production. The film is distributed by Misr International Films inside Egypt and Front Row Filmed Entertainment outside Egypt.