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07 December 2023

Adult movie shot near Pyramids sparks outrage in Egypt

Millions of tourists visit the Pyramids in Egypt every year. (File)

By Correspondent

An adult movie shot at the Pyramids of Giza has angered many Egyptians.

News Time Africa quoted antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damati saying that few explicit scenes was illegally filmed inside the Giza Necropolis by a foreign tourist while visiting the site.

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Now government authorities have vowed to investigate the event involving the shooting of the adult film by foreign tourists at the world famous Pyramids.

The controversial pornographic film with English subtitles was shot by Russians and was available online for nine months and had been uploaded on three adult websites.

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The official also stated that new surveillance cameras were to be installed in the area in an attempt to revamp the famous tourism spot after an Egyptian lawyer filed a legal complaint against the senior police chief's office and accused them of facilitating the filming of pornographic material.

Local newspaper Al Masry Al Youm reported that the coordinator of the Popular Front to Defend Antiquities in Egypt, Osama Karar, said that the movie included a shot of a tour guide and the name of an Egyptian tour company.

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Footage which has angered nation shows actress regularly flashing her body at the camera as she visits iconic locations.

During the footage, the actress is seen to complain several times about how 'unfinished' the pyramids look and that she does not want to return to the Sphynx for more filming.

Even with tourists in the background, the actress continues to bare in the film that culminates with a graphic shoot.