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20/20 Visions: Fady El-Sayed

The young actor on his acclaimed portrayal of Mo in My Brother the Devil and the future

After a stint at drama school, Londoner Fady El-Sayed got his break last year with his first big-screen role in Sally El Hosaini's raw, gripping debut feature My Brother the Devil. He won kudos for his portrayal of Mo, the younger brother of a Hackney gang member he follows into drug-dealing. As his older sibling wrestles with his sexual identity, Mo also faces tough questions on the life he wants. "I'm not caught up in any trouble myself but I can really relate to the film's cultural aspects, being from an Egyptian household," he said. With new projects on the boil, he added: "I still looked young enough to play a 14-year-old, but won't get away with that for long!"


Patricia Arquette or Demi Moore?
Demi Moore.

Nirvana or Smashing Pumpkins?

Wu Tang or A Tribe Called Quest?
Wu Tang.

Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton?
Bill Clinton.

Edward Furlong or Christian Slater?
Edward Furlong.

Poetic Justice or Menace II Society?
Poetic Justice.

Jurassic Park or Groundhog Day?
Jurassic Park.

Trainspotting or The Virgin Suicides?
The Virgin Suicides.

Beavis or Butthead?

Kate Moss or Naomi Campbell?
Naomi Campbell.

Mortal Kombat or Super Mario Bros?
Mortal Kombat.

Young and beautiful or old and wise?
Young and beautiful.

Lollapalooza or LOLZ?

RuPaul or Ron Jeremy?
Ron Jeremy.

Retro or future?

Drunk or sober?

War or peace?

Night or day?

Party or bullshit?

Fady wears plaid knit jumper by Fred Perry; shirt by J Lindeberg; jeans by WeSC