The extremely popular and influential Brazilian novelist Paulo Coelho praised Mohamed Diab's film “ 678”, which was released in 2010 to critical acclaim and box office success.
Through his twitter account, Coelho tweeted: “”Cairo 678” probably the best movie abt sexual harassment I saw in many years. Brilliant.” “Congrats to your brilliant movie. It should be mandatory for men, regardless their religion/culture, to watch it” added Coleho in another tweet, in which he mentioned Diab.
On his side, Diab expressed his extreme awe after reading Coelho's tweet, through a Facebook status, in which he dubbed Coelho “the most popular novelist in the world”, and said that he “could'nt believe himself”.
“678” stars Boshra, Nelly Karim, Nahed El Sebaei, Bassem Samra, Maged Elkedwany and Ahmed El Fishawy, and was written and directed by Mohamed Diab.