5 Pounds

11 mins
/ 2010 /
Egypt

The movie reveals the struggle of a son that goes through caretaker syndrome, who takes care of a patient (his mother) and eventually does not take care of himself. The son in the movie, Ahmed AlFishawy does not get good sleep, has no job, has no life as his uttermost concern is his mother. Safeya Al-Emari, the mother in the movie suffers from Alzheimer’s and has already forgot her own son.

Director :
Mohamed Adib