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Last updated: 27 March, 2014

You’ve seen the video of 20 strangers kissing each other. Here is the Egyptian version.

A couple of weeks ago amateur filmmaker Tatia Pilieva put ten couples together, all strangers to one another, for the intimate moment of that first kiss.

To the tunes of SOKO’s song “We Might Be Dead By Tomorrow” Pilieva captured in black and white that awkward, yet thrilling and beautiful, first moment. The video quickly went viral and received 2 million views over night (currently 70+ million).

Directed and produced by Haitham Abu Akrab, above is the Egyptian version…

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