"Cairo is really dense and noisy. But [in Cairo Time Alexander Siddig and I] both played roles that had a languid centre, a calming centre. When Juliet arrives in the city, she has to awaken and take things in. It's an internal, profound shift that could only happen in this place at this time."
-- Patricia Clarkson
Farquharson, Vanessa. "A Heated Affair: Cairo Time; Film stars kept their cool in bustling Egypt." Interview with Patricia Clarkson, Alexander Siddig. National Post, September 16, 2009.