A coarse and unappealing black comedy from Egypt, purportedly inspired by Jorge Amado's classic novella Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands
but closer in tone to corpse-abuse comedy WEEKEND AT BERNIE'S. Late one night, in a disreputable café on the seedy side of Cairo, a homeless drunk (Mahmoud Hemieda) is found dead in his chair, his head thrown back in a rictus grin, the victim of an apparent overdose. The dead man was known by the thieves and prostitutes who called him friend as "Tabl," but Tabl wasn't always a tramp. Ten years ago he was Moneer Rasmi, a well-to-do businessman who one day decided to turn his back on privilege for a life on the streets and the co...