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10:00:00:00

 

black, logo Film Five

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10:00:11:00

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Person 1 off screen: SHOOT AT THEIR FACE!

Person 2 off screen: EVERYBODY DOWN!

Person 3 off screen: GET DOWN!

Person 4 off screen: KOKA!

10:00:20:00

Koka is jumping on the pigeon roof. Man is waving a flag and whistling

Koka: No one stays here!

10:00:22:00

Koka on pigeon roof, running and shouting.

Koka: Get down, man!

Person 2 off screen: QUICK!

Koka off screen: WAIT! WASSIM!

Person off screen: THE ONE WITH THE TWO RINGS IS DOWN

Koka off screen: NO, IT'S A DIFFERENT ONE!

Person off screen: NO FILMING! COMPLETE SILENCE!

10:00:36:00

Pigeons landing on roof, black

Person off screen: WATCH OUT!

Koka off screen: WASSIM; YOU COME HERE!

WASSIM, COME HERE! WAIT!

10:00:44:00

Title chart:

KOKA

THE BUTCHER

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10:00:51:00

 

wide shot - Nile

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10:01:01:00

 

wide shot - city view with pyramids

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10:01:05:00

 

wide shot - city view

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10:01:09:00

 

wide shot - city view

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wide shot - Garbage City

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10:01:15:00

wide shot - skyline with pigeon towers 

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loaded cars entering Garbage City

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loaded pick-up driving in Garbage City

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10:01:33:00

 

man carrying sack of garbage

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10:01:37:00

 

man drops sack of garbage off his shoulders

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10:01:40:00

 

Koka walking in Garbage City

Someone off screen: Koka!

Koka: How are you, man

10:01:45:00

 

Koka greeting people

Koka: Hello there.

Hi there. Good evening Basil.

Hi Um Halifa.

10:01:50:00

 

Old lady greeting

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10:01:53:00

 

Koka walking in the street

Koka: This is my area and I love it a lot.

I was born here

10:01:57:00

 

Man and little child playing with ball.

Koka off screen: IN GARBAGE CITY THAT I LOVE VERY MUCH.

10:02:03:00

Koka walking through Garbage City

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10:02:06:00

Women sitting and sorting out garbage

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10:02:10:00

Women pushing sack of garbage

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Women with sacks of garbage

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10:02:21:00

Koka walking through Garbage City.

Koka: Good evening Abu Hany. How are you?

10:02:25:00

Woman picking up bread in the streets.

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10:02:30:00

Koka meeting other man.

Koka: Hi Suma'a! How is it going? What's up?

10:02:35:00

 

Wide shot - Koka's pigeon tower

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10:02:37:00

 

Koka standing in front of his house

Koka: This house is Koka's. My house..

And this is my pigeon tower.

This is my kingdom.

10:02:43:00

 

Koka walking up the stairs in his house

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10:02:46:00

 

close shot - Koka's pigeon tower

Koka: THERE ARE PIGEON TOWERS ALL OVER THE PLACE HERE.

10:02:50:00

 

 Koka arriving on the roof

Koka: THERE IS A PIGEON TOWER ON EVERY ROOFTOP.

LOTS OF PIGEONEERS HERE, TOO.

10:02:57:00

 

Koka closing door leading to the roof

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10:03:02:00

 

livestock on the roof

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10:03:06:00

 

Koka climbing on the pigeon tower

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Koka petting dog on the tower

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10:03:17:00

 

Koka arriving to top of the tower

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10:03:17:00

Koka on tower giving instructions.

Koka: Maged, bring me a sack of wheat.

Wheat, wheat!

Wheat for the pigeons. Bring me a sack!

10:03:30:00

Koka climbing to next level of the pigeon tower

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10:03:39:00

 

Koka closing net above the tower

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10:03:41:00

 

Koka closing the net. Pigeons eat on the floor.

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Koka takes pigeon out off a box

Koka: MY MISSION IS TO CATCH AS MANY PIGEONS AS POSSIBLE FROM MY OPPONENT.

Koka: This one goes down to the 'dungeon'.

10:04:03:00

 

close-up of pigeons in the dungeon.

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10:04:07:00

Koka feeding pigeons

Koka off screen: THE PIGEONS THAT I CAPTURE IN THE CONTESTS GO TO THE "DUNGEON".

10:04:11:00

close-up of pigeons eating corn in the dungeon

Koka off screen:  THE PRISON!

10:04:14:00

Koka in the dungeon

Koka: I never fly them again. They become 'prisoners of war'.

10:04:19:00

 

Close-up of flying pigeons

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Close-up of flying pigeons and one on tower

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10:04:32:00

 

Koka opening the net on the tower

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10:04:38:00

close-up sitting pigeons.

Koka: FOR PIGEONEERS, PIGEONS ARE MORE IMPORTANT THAN ANYTHING ELSE.

10:04:47:00

Koka on the tower checking a net

Koka: I REFUSE TO MARRY BECAUSE OF THE PIGEONS.

10:04:54:00

wide shot from tower to Garbage City

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10:04:57:00

boy on his tower

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10:05:0:00

Pigeons flying to their tower.

Koka: PIGEONS CAN MAKE YOUR BLOOD BOIL.

10:05:06:00

 

Koka checking a net

Koka: I MIGHT GET ANGRY WITH SOMEONE BECAUSE OF A SINGLE PIGEON.

AND WE MIGHT FIGHT.

10:05:13:00

Two goats fight on a roof

Koka: THE FIGHT MIGHT ESCALATE.

10:05:17:00

 

Magdi and Roubi arguing

Koka: THE FIGHT MIGHT TURN ONE AREA AGAINST ANOTHER...

...AND IT COULD GET SO MESSY TO A POINT THAT THE POLICE INTERFERE.

DURING A CONTEST, EVERYONE IS AN ENEMY.

Magdi: If you have balls, put down 1,000 pounds ($60).

We fly tomorrow.

- 40 pigeons at 5.30pm.

Roubi: - 60 pigeons!

Magdi: You know I don't have that many!

10:05:40:00

Magdi and Roubi arguing

Roubi: Are you in, or not?!

Magdi: Do you want 60 pigeons?

Roubi: Choose time and place!

Magdi: Put 1,000 pounds now!

- I’ll bring 60 pigeons from my tower.

Roubi: - When?

Magdi: - What?

Roubi: - What?

Magdi: Tomorrow.

Roubi: Tomorrow I can’t.

Magdi: Sit down, you chicken!

Roubi: Shut up, you bastard!

10:05:57:00

Magdi and Roubi arguing

Person: Magdi, enough already!

10:05:59:00

 

Koka watching from within the crowd

sound of people quarreling

Person: Magdi, stop it!

10:06:02:00

 

Magdi and Roubi and the other men arguing

Roubi: Come on, guys!

Magdi: If he had balls...

Roubi: This bastard is making a show!

10:06:10:00

Arguing men.

Person: Just sit down guys.

Old man: Whoever has enough balls...

... should take out his male pigeons. That's the real player! That's the real man!

10:06:18:00

Arguing men.

Roubi: Should we leave, you bastard?!

10:06:20:00

Arguing men.

Old man: No males to fly properly? Get your pigeons out of here! This is how you play!

10:06:26:00

Roubi intends to leave with his people, then stops and gets into a quarrel with Hisham

Roubi: Let's get out of here.

- Loser.

Roubi: - What?

- Stay home if you got no pigeons.

Roubi: - You're the loser.

Stay home if you got no pigeons.

Roubi: - You're the loser.

Stay home if you don’t have pigeons.

Roubi: What?

Roubi: Go to hell, man! Just get lost!

10:06:50:00

Man with butcher knife

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10:06:55:00

Koka holding back Hisham

Hisham: - D**n your mother!

Koka : - Don't, don't.

Hisham: - Go change your diapers, bastard!

Koka: - Don't, don't.

10:07:01:00

Man from crowd

Fonya: We'll slaughter them like ISIS.

10:07:03:00

Arguing men

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10:07:05:00

Koka in group of arguing men.

Koka: No harm done. Calm down. Nothing's happened. Take it easy, man.

Just wait a second, Magdi!

10:07:14:00

People in crowd shouting

Koka: THIS HAS BEEN GOING ON LIKE THAT FOR GENERATIONS.

10:07:20:00

Koka and Fonya laughing

Fonya: The land of horror.

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10:07:24:00

close-up pigeons on tower and flying

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10:07:30:00

Koka on tower watching his flying pigeons

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Flying pigeons

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10:07:37:00

Koka on tower watching his flying pigeons

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10:07:40:00

Flying pigeons landing on tower

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10:07:48:00

Koka sitting on tower watching his pigeons

Koka: THE THING THAT CALMS ME DOWN THE MOST, WHEN I'M UPSET, IS COME UP HERE, TO MY PIGEON TOWER.

10:07:56:00

top shot from the tower to the other levels.

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10:07:59:00

top shot from the tower to the pigs

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10:08:03:00

Playing children on the roof between garbage.

Koka: UP HERE, I DON'T HEAR THE NOISE OF THE PEOPLE.

10:08:07:00

to shot from the tower to another level and Garbage City view

Koka: ALL THE NOISE THERE DISAPPEARS.

10:08:13:00

 

Holly Mary statue hanging in Garbage City

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close-up Holly Mary statue hanging in Garbage City

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10:08:21:00

 

Woman and child in Garbage City

Koka: SOCIETY HERE CONSIDERS A PERSON WHO DOESN'T WORK AS...

10:08:29:00

Man sorting out garbage

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10:08:32:00

People sorting out garbage

Koka: ...IF I DIDN'T WORK, MY LIFE WOULD BE USELESS.

10:08:35:00

Woman giving child something to eat.

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child driving caterpillar

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child driving caterpillar

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10:08:49:00

Dog in the streets

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10:08:51:00

Men burning garbage in big cask

Koka: MOST OF THE PEOPLE IN GARBAGE CITY, WHO WORK IN GARBAGE ARE CHRISTIANS.

10:08:55:00

close-up burning garbage

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10:08:59:00

Men burning garbage in big cask

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10:09:04:00

women loading a pick-up truck with paper waste

Koka: PEOPLE HERE WORK HARD TO MAKE A LIVING.

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Woman working in garbage drops metal bar of pick-up truck while unloading it

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10:09:14:00

 

Man rolling huge garbage sack

Koka: IT'S AN INDUSTRIAL AREA HERE. ALL STARTS WITH THE GARBAGE COLLECTORS.

10:09:20:00

close-up window from truck

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10:09:25:00

Man jumpes from garbage truck

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10:09:27:00

Man lifts cask with garbage

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Man collects garbage on the floor

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Man throws sack of garbage onto truck

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Man collects garbage next to truck

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Man drives on top of the garbage truck

Koka: THE COLLECTORS BRING THE GARBAGE FROM UPPER-CLASS AREAS.

10:09:52:00

View of Garbage city

Koka: THEY SORT IT OUT IN THEIR HOMES AND SELL THE RAW MATERIAL.

10:09:57:00

Garbage on the roofs

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top shot at pigs on the roof

Koka: THE PIGS EAT UP THE FOOD WASTE.

10:10:05:00

close-up pig

Koka: CAIRO PRODUCES A HUGE AMOUNT OF WASTE.

10:10:10:00

pig walking on garbage

Koka: PIGS HELP US GET RID OF IT.

10:10:15:00

Koka at work, loading plastic waste on a treadmill

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Truck with more garbage arrives

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Truck stops

Koka: Watch out, Maher!

10:10:41:00

Guy throws down huge garbage sack from pick-up truck

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Koka rolling huge garbage sack

Koka: OUR AREA IS FAMILY-ORIENTED.

MY FATHER'S FED UP WITH ME

HE KEEPS LECTURING ME

 

10:10:52:00

Koka puts garbage sack on scale

Koka: BECAUSE I REFUSE TO MARRY.

10:10:56:00

 

close-up of the scale's display with the number 36 on it

Koka: 36 kg.

10:10:58:00

 

medium close-up of Koka standing next to the scale, repeating the weight of the garbage once more

Koka: 36 kg.

10:11:00:00

 

Koka dragging garbage sack across the workshop

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10:11:04:00

Koka dragging garbage sack across the workshop

Koka: Go through.

10:11:10:00

Koka at the truck unloading the plastic

Koka: MY BROTHERS ALSO TOLD ME,

"DO US A FAVOUR...

 

10:11:14:00

 

Koka sorting out plastic on the truck

Koka: ...YOU CAN'T STAY LIKE THAT

...BECAUSE OF THE PIGEONS."

I SEE MARRIAGE AS...

10:11:25:00

 

Koka interview

Koka: ... as an obstacle

that keeps me away from pigeons.

It would make me neglect

my pigeons that I love so much.

10:11:35:00

close-up coffee-making

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10:11:42:00

Koka is drinking his coffee

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10:11:44:00

pan from street to Koka standing on his tower

Koka: THIS IS MY LIFE...

... I LOVE IT AS IT IS.

I DON'T WANT ANYONE TO CHANGE IT.

I MUST COMPETE.

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Koka from the back, walking between cars

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10:11:59:00

 

Koka from the front, walking among his teammates

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Koka: I DON'T DO IT FOR MONEY.

I DO THESE CONTESTS

TO SHOW THAT I'M STRONG!

THERE'S A CERTAIN AREA I WANT TO CHALLENGE ONE-ON-ONE.

IT'S AL-DARASSA.

10:12:18:00

 

Medium close-up of Koka addressing someone out of the frame.

Koka:  I challenge you and nobody else.

10:12:21:00

 

Said and Omar sitting on the side of the room, starring at a point out of the frame.

Koka off screen: ONE AREA AGAINST THE OTHER.

10:12:23:00

Koka addressing a group of people

Koka: 500 pigeons.

Blue, white, green,

whatever pigeons you want.

10:12:28:00

group of men sitting in the room.

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10:12:30:00

Said is chatting with Omar

Koka:  Let's fly them next Sunday.

10:12:36:00

Koka is bargaining with Said

Ibrahim: Koka, listen up.

It's only us who fly.

I don't have enough pigeoneers for 500.

Koka: OK, then 300.

Ibrahim: Let me think about it.

I’ll let you know after tomorrow.

10:12:47:00

 

Koka bargaining with Said and Ibrahim

Ibrahim:  Let's make it 150 pigeons.

10:12:49:00

 

Koka standing in front of Said and Ibrahim

Koka:  Forget about it,

150 is nothing.

Whoever comes to me will be smashed!

10:12:54:00

Group of men drinking tea.

Man: Yeah right.

10:12:56:00

 

standing Koka addressing Antira, who is sitting in a circle of people

Antira: - Why don't we make it 150?

Koka: - 500, dude.

500 and not a single pigeon less!

10:13:02:00

 

Koka bragging

Koka:  500, guys. Whoever catches them,

imprisons them!

10:13:05:00

 

Ibrahim agrees

Ibrahim: - OK, you got it.

Koka: - Deal.

10:13:07:00

 

Ibrahim and Koka agreeing

Ibrahim: All my area will be in, Koka.

Koka: God bless you, Said.

Next Sunday.

10:13:12:00

 

Close-up of Koka smiling

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10:13:17:00

 

Arial shot of a church in Garbage City

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bells ringing

10:13:22:00

Koka on tower yelling.

Koka: Listen! Tighten the net

10:13:25:00

Shot from tower

Koka: and put the pigeons beneath it!

10:13:29:00

Koka carrying a casket.

Koka: ACCORDING TO THE AGREEMENT, I TAKE 500 PIGEONS AND RELEASE THEM FROM AL-DARRASSA AREA.

10:13:37:00

 

flock of pigeons flying with empty sky in the background

Koka: THE FOLLOWING WEEK THEY BRING THEIR PIGEONS AND RELEASE THEM FROM MY AREA.

10:13:44:00

View at different pigeon towers.

Koka: SAY, WE CATCH 20...

... AND THEY CATCH 10,

SO WE WIN.

10:13:50:00

Koka and Amgad stamping his pigeons on his tower

Koka: EVERY SINGLE PIGEON

HAS TO BE STAMPED WITH MY NAME.

10:14:00:00

 

close-up of pigeon in a chamber

Koka: IN CASE THE OTHER AREA

CAPTURES AND IMPRISONS IT,

10:14:04:00

 

Koka takes out pigeon from the chamber and stamps it

 

Koka:  THEY'D KNOW IT'S MINE.

 

10:14:06:00

Koka shows the stamp on the pigeon

Koka: Here's the stamp.

10:14:09:00

 

close-up of the stamp

the stamp reads:

'KOKA'S'

 

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10:14:12:00

close-up of box full of pigeons

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10:14:13:00

Koka stamping another pigeon.

 

10:14:16:00

Koka stamping another pigeon, passing it to Amgad who puts it in the b ox full of pigeons

 

10:14:22:00

Koka getting another pigeon

 

10:14:25:00

Koka lets pigeon fly

 

10:14:27:00

Koka is stamping another pigeon

Koka: I let it go because it's tired.

It can't participate.

10:14:32:00

Koka stamping a pigeon passing it on to Amgad, who puts it into the box full with pigeons

Koka: There you go.

 

10:14:37:00

 

Koka pointing towards the mountain

Koka: I have the mountain here.

 

10:14:38:00

 

areal shot of the mountain

Koka:  IT'S A STRONG FEATURE OF MY AREA. MY PIGEONS CAN DETECT IT FROM ANYWHERE AND FLY BACK AT ONCE.

10:14:45:00

Koka stamping a pigeon passing it on to Amgad, who puts it into the box full with pigeons

Koka:  God willing, our pigeons

will be back home at 5.45pm.

10:14:51:00

 

Koka leaving the pigeon towe

Koka: God willing.

Let's not jinx it

10:14:57:00

Koka descending the ladder.

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10:15:01:00

Men unloading boxes full of pigeons.

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10:15:02:00

people piling up boxes full of pigeons

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10:15:05:00

 

close-up of pigeon box as a man opens it

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10:15:07:00

 

pigeon boxes on the floor

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10:15:08:00

 

men loading the pigeons under a net that is covering a pick-up truck

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10:15:09:00

 

man filming the pigeons under the net with his cell phone

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10:15:10:00

 

men loading the pigeons under a net that is covering a pick-up truck

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10:15:11:00

 

Koka loading the pigeons under a net that is covering a pick-up truck

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close up pigeon Koka loading the pigeons under a net that is covering a pick-up truck

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10:15:14:00

 

close-up of pigeons under the net

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10:15:16:00

 

medium close-up of Koka as he speaks to the camera

Koka: God willing, we'll win.

Koka, the Butcher!

10:15:19:00

 

Tilt up from pigeons beneath metal grill to five lads sitting on a driving pick-up truck

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10:15:20:00

 

close-up of pigeon under the iron grid, that is covering the pick-up

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10:15:21:00

 

men standing on a pick-up that is loaded with piles of pigeon cages

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10:15:22:00

 

guys stamping pigeons while sitting on driving pick-up

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10:15:24:00

 

passing by shops

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10:15:25:00

 

man hanging from the side of the pick-up, filmed from inside of the car

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10:15:26:00

 

guys sitting on the back of a pick-up loaded with pigeons, as it drives through Cairo

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10:15:27:00

 

passing through under street signs

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10:15:28:00

 

men standing on a pick-up that is loaded with piles of pigeon cages

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men standing on a pick-up that is loaded with piles of pigeon cages

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10:15:30:00

 

close-up of hand with a stamp on it

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10:15:30:00

 

guys hanging from the back of a pick-up loaded with pigeons, as it drives through Cairo

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10:15:31:00

 

POV of driver while driving through Cairo

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10:15:33:00

 

guys sitting on the back of a pick-up truck waving and whistling

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10:15:33:00

 

close-up of pigeons under the iron grid

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10:15:34:00

 

POV of driver while driving through Cairo

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10:15:35:00

 

POV of driver while driving through Cairo

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10:15:37:00

 

guys sitting on the back of a pick-up truck. Other vehicles of the group catch up with the pick-up

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10:15:38:00

 

girls in the street look back at guys as they whistle at them

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10:15:39:00

 

guys sitting on the back of the pick-up truck laughing.

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10:15:41:00

 

passing by a motorcycle with two men carrying a box with pigeons

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10:15:42:00

 

guys sitting on the back of the pick-up truck as it drives through Cairo

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10:15:44:00

 

Other vehicle of the team catches up with the pick-up truck

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10:15:45:00

 

man on a donkey cart carrying wooden boxes

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10:15:46:00

 

POV of driver while driving through Cairo

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10:15:47:00

 

guys sitting on the back of a pick-up loaded with pigeons, as it drives through Cairo

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10:15:49:00

 

POV of driver as the pick-up truck arrives to scene where crowd is waiting.

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10:15:51:00

 

continuity: pick-up truck arrives to scene

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10:15:53:00

 

Koka getting up the back of a pick-up truck in the middle of the crowd

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10:15:56:00

 

top shot of pick-up loaded with pigeons

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10:15:58:00

 

Koka shouting, as he's standing on the back of a pick-up truck

Koka: Hey!

10:15:59:00

 

pick-up truck loaded with pigeons standing in the middle of the crowd

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10:16:01:00

 

Man on pick-up track urges Koka, Koka calms him down

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10:16:03:00

 

Hisham urges the releasing of the pigeons.

Hisham: - Come on!

Koka: - Chill out, man.

10:16:05:00

 

Koka standing on the pick-up truck, calming down the people

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10:16:08:00

 

crowd urges the releasing of the pigeons. People release the pigeons.

crowd:  Release them, come on.

10:16:13:00

 

people release the pigeons

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10:16:16:00

 

pigeons flying away from the pick-up trucks

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10:16:19:00

 

pigeons flying away from a pick-up truck

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pigeons flying away from the pick-up trucks

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10:16:22:00

 

pigeons fly towards the sky, while people are watching

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pigeons fly towards the sky

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10:16:29:00

 

guys on the back of a pick-up truck whistling

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10:16:31:00

 

pigeons flying in the sky as a man is whistling

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10:16:38:00

 

guys on the pick-up track dancing and cheering the pigeons

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10:16:41:00

 

sky covered with pigeons

Koka:  WE GO HOME AND WAIT

FOR OUR PIGEONS TO RETURN.

10:16:45:00

 

Pick-up truck full of people leaves the scene as people are waving

Koka: WE'LL SEE HOW MANY PIGEONS

THE OPPONENT CATCHES.

10:16:50:00

 

areal shot of Al-Darrassa.

music

ambience

10:16:57:00

 

Flock of pigeons circling above the houses.

music

ambience

10:17:02:00

below shot: flock of pigeons descending

music

ambience

10:17:04:00

 

pigeoneers in Al-Darrassa lurking a pigeon tower, while pigeons are descending

music

ambience

10:17:11:00

 

landing pigeons are seen through gap in the door

music

ambience

10:17:15:00

 

Al-Darrassa pigeoneer watching the pigeons hiding in a booth

music

ambience

10:17:17:00

 

close-up: Pigeoneer watching the pigeons hiding in a booth

music

ambience

10:17:19:00

 

pigeons are seen through gap in the door. Net closes on them. Pigeoneer takes captive pigeons out of the net.

Someone off screen:  YOU'RE THE CHAMP!

10:17:28:00

 

continuity: Pigeoneer takes captive pigeons out of the net.

ambience

10:17:32:00

 

stamp of pigeon shown to camera.

Stamp reads:

'KOKA'S'

 

Someone off screen: IT'S STAMPED!

Someone off screen: IT'S THE ENEMY'S!

music

10:17:36:00

 

focus pull on traffic jam at night.

ambience

music

10:17:38:00

 

traffic at night

music

10:17:40:00

 

Koka arrives with teammates on a pick-up truck

music

10:17:41:00

 

medium close-up of Said watching them arrive

music

10:17:43:00

 

Koka jumps off pick-up truck

Koka: Evening, guys.

music

10:17:47:00

 

Hisham, Ibrahim and Said sitting. Ibrahim sitting on Said's lap.

Ibrahim:  I feel cozy. I feel cozy like that.

 

10:17:56:00

 

Ibrahim and Koka hug each other

Koka: - What's up, Uncle Ibrahim?

Ibrahim: - Koka, my man.

10:17:59:00

Koka and Wasim start to count the captured pigeons

Koka: ALL OF US MEET TO SEE HOW MANY PIGEONS THEY CAUGHT FROM US.

Wassim: No one comes near the pigeons.

10:18:06:00

 

close up of stamp on pigeon

Koka: Let them do the counting.

10:18:10:00

Koka and Wasim checking the stamp on a captured pigeon

Koka: This one is not ours.

Person: This is your stamp.

Koka: It's not ours. This is a two-meter-long stamp!

10:18:19:00

close-up captured pigeon

ambience

10:18:21:00

Koka speaking

Koka: We disagree on one pigeon.

10:18:23:00

Hands checking the pigeon

Koka: My stamp is blue and a finger long. I bet a million pounds it won't fly back to my tower.

10:18:31:00

close-up Koka

Person off screen: Just forget about it.

10:18:34:00

close-up pigeon with stamp

Koka: This one's okay.

10:18:35:00

 

pigeon is put in cage

Wassim: This is one.

10:18:36:00

 

Guys are watching them counting

Wassim:  Two.

Three.

10:18:40:00

 

Close-up of pigeon being put in cage

Wassim: Four.

Fonya and Wassim: - Five.

Fonya and Wassim: - Six.

Wassim:  Wait a second.

 

10:18:45:00

 

close-up of pigeon being checked

Koka:  Is it the fifth or the sixth?

- I can't see it, Hassan.

Hassan: Whatever, man. It's stamped!

 

10:18:51:00

 

men standing and watching the scene

Wassim: Six.

 

10:18:54:00

close-up of pigeon being checked

Wassim: Now it's six.

Al-Darrassa pigeoneer:  It's more than six.

Fonya: - Nine.

Koka: - What nine, man?   

 

10:18:59:00

 

close-up of Koka

Koka:  Don't mess up the count.

10:19:01:00

 

Guys watching the counting

Fonya: Seven, okay.

- Eight.

People: - Eight.

- Nine!

10:19:05:00

 

Ibrahim watching from afar

People: Ten.

10:19:07:00

 

pigeon being checked in tight circle of men

Fonya: Eleven.

Koka: Eleven?

As you wish!

10:19:10:00

Fonya grabs the cage from Wassim and brings it away

Wassim: We're done here, guys.

Koka:  Give the pigeons to the people.

10:19:16:00

 

continuity: Fonya takes the cage.

Koka and his team applauding

Fonya: Have a splendid evening guys!

Koka:  Well done, guys.

10:19:25:00

 

Koka interview

Koka: We counted 11 pigeons.

When they come to fly from our area,

we'll see how many we catch and see who wins.

10:19:33:00

 

Said laughing cynically

ambience

music

10:19:35:00

 

city view houses

ambience

10:19:39:00

city view houses

ambience

10:19:42:00

city view houses

ambience

10:19:47:00

city view river and houses

ambience

music

10:19:53:00

traffic in Cairo

ambience

music

10:20:02:00

traffic in Cairo. Man selling bread next to cars.

ambience

music

10:20:11:00

traffic in Cairo

ambience

music

10:20:16:00

traffic in Cairo and people on the street

ambience

music

10:20:21:00

traffic in Cairo and people on the street

ambience

music

10:20:24:00

square full of people and cars

ambience

music

10:20:28:00

shot at river and huge skyscrapers

ambience

music

10:20:32:00

a boat on the river

ambience

music

10:20:38:00

view at the pigeon tower

ambience

10:20:43:00

Goats are walked through the streets

ambience

10:20:49:00

Goats looking for food in the garbage.

ambience

10:20:53:00

Yard of a house with child in the background

ambience

10:20:57:00

Women walking through the the streets full of garbage

ambience

10:21:05:00

Men sitting on a truck loaded with wood

ambience

10:21:11:00

Truck is passing big sacks of garbage

Koka: THE PEOPLE HERE CAME FROM THE COUNTRY-SIDE IN UPPER EGYPT.

I'M FROM A BIG FAMILY CALLED AL-HABAYASHA.

10:21:17:00

Trucks are passing a street with clothes hanging from the windows.

Koka: I KNOW EVERY HOUSEHOLD IN THIS AREA.

10:21:24:00

A donkey cart from behind

Koka: MY FATHER CAME HERE LONG TIME AGO.

10:21:34:00

A man is sitting next to bis sacks of garbage

Koka: I WAS RAISED IN A CONSERVATIVE HOUSEHOLD.

10:21:38:00

Koka walking down a street.

Koka: I WANTED TO BE DIFFERENT FROM THE PEOPLE HERE.

BUT THEN...

10:21:47:00

Koka sitting at the hairdresser under a drying hood

ambience

Koran being played on the radio.

10:21:55:00

 

Koka seen in the mirror, as hairdresser puts cream mask on his face

Koka:  I'm stressed out.

Koran being played on the radio

10:21:59:00

 

Koka sitting under the drying hood

Koka:  I'm stressed out because of the wedding issue.

Koran being played on the radio

10:22:05:00

 

Hairdresser standing in front of Koka, putting her rubber gloves

Koran being played on the radio

10:22:07:00

 

close-up: Koka's hair is being washed

Koka:  My younger brother got engaged.

But in our community the younger brother

can't marry before the older one.

My father said,

"That's it. You will marry."

Koran being played on the radio

10:22:16:00

 

Koka seen in the mirror as he's sitting under the drying hood

Koran being played on the radio

10:22:19:00

 

Koka sitting under the drying hood, chatting with the hairdresser

Koka:  So I said, "As you wish."

Koran being played on the radio

10:22:24:00

 

Koka interview. Hairdresser puts a towel on his face, while he's still speaking.

 

 

 

Hairdresser cleaning Koka's face with towel

Koka:  No one here appreciates...

...the love for pigeons.

Or the ... the thing that's...

Pigeons are something extraordinary for me.

Something I love very much.

I feel it!

Koran being played on the radio

10:22:45:00

 

wide shot of Hairdresser cleaning Koka's face with towel

Koka:  Since the preparations

for the wedding started

I feel like it's be my last competition.

Koran being played on the radio

music

10:22:50:00

 

pigeon tower in front of the mountain in Garbage City

ambience

Koka:  What's up, Wassim?

10:22:56:00

 

Koka standing on his pigeon tower, speaking on the phone

Koka: Prepare the pigeons and tell everybody down there...

... to release at 17:30.

10:23:00:00

 

People form Al-Darrassa arrive to square in Garbage City

Wassim: OK.

Wassim: Come here! Go up to the roof!