FICTION FILMS

Title: Baba Amin / Daddy Amin
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1950
Duration:
110 minutes
Starring:
FATEN HAMAMA, HUSSIEN RIAD, KAMAL EL SHENAWY, MARIE MOUNIB, FARID SHAWKI, HIND ROSTOM
Synopsis:

1950 Cairo, Amin is a simple employee who lives with his family of three, his wife Zahira, son Nabil and daughter Hoda. Amin’s friend Mabrouk convinces Amin to invest his life savings in a project...

Title: Ibn El Nil / Nile Boy
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1951
Duration:
120 minutes
Starring:
Faten Hamama Yehia Chahine Shoukry Sarhan Mahmoud El Meligy
Synopsis:

Based on a novel by Grant Marshall “Nature Boy”, the film is the story of a young man from a peasant background who seeks change in his life and decides to leave his village and go to Cairo. The...

Title: Sayedet El Kitar/ Lady on a Train
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1952
Duration:
100 Minutes
Starring:
LEILA MOURAD YEHIA CHAHINE EMAD HAMDY ZEINAB SIDQUI SARAG MOUNIR FIRDAUS MOHAMED
Synopsis:

A traditional popular melodrama, musical revolving around a singer and her wealthy husband who is devoured by his passion for the game.

Title: Fi Sharaa Meen
Directed by:
Hassan El Imam
Year:
1953
Duration:
106 Minutes
Starring:
Amina Rezk , Hussien Reyad , Zouzou Nabil , Cherry Sarhan , Magda , Abd El Wareth Asser
Synopsis:

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Title: El Omr Wahed
Directed by:
Ehsan Farghal
Year:
1953
Duration:
60 Minutes
Starring:
Amina Rezk , Hussien Reyad , Mohamed El Deeb , Abd El Moneim , Bassyouni , Hermein , Gamalat Zayed
Synopsis:

N/A

Title: Nisaa Bila Rigal / Women Without Men
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1953
Duration:
115 Minutes
Starring:
Marie Queenie Hoda Sultan Emad Hamdy Kamal El Shenawy Alwiya Gameel Zouzou Hamdi Al Hakeem
Synopsis:

A woman withdraws from the world and men to live her private happiness, only to discover its illusoriness. Ultimately she realises that true happiness lies in engaging with life’s good and evil....

Title: Seraa Fil Wadi / The Blazing Sun
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1954
Duration:
105 Minutes
Starring:
Faten Hamama Omar El Sherif Farid Shawki Abdel Wareth Assar Mansi Fahmy Abdel Ghani Ammar Hamdi Gheeth
Synopsis:

The film captures several aspects of the harsh class differences in pre – revolutionary Egypt. Ahmad returns home after graduating as an agricultural engineer, full of hopes and plans to increase...

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