The film follows Manal, a young girl living in the poor town of Dar Elsalam in Cairo. After she graduates from a commerce secondary school, she decides to find a job and live individually. When a firnd offers her a job as a maid in an old man's house, her life turns upside down after the man sexually assaults her, and she finds herself forced to marry him.
Stuck in a life of indentured servitude, Marek dreams of becoming a wizard. When she meets a beautiful priestess, Teela, in need of help, Marek escapes her master and puts together a team of adventurers - including Thane the warrior and Dagen the half-elf thief – and embarks on an epic quest to free Teela’s sister from orcs and ogres.
For 19-year-old Jay, fall should be about school, boys and weekends out at the lake. But a seemingly innocent physical encounter turns sour and gives her the inescapable sense that someone, or something, is following her.
Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living - no matter the cost.
Have you watched A Girl from Dar El Salam yet? What did you think about it?