FICTION FILMS

Title: Genenet Al Asmak / Aquarium
Directed by:
Yousri Nasrallah
Year:
2008
Duration:
107 Minutes
Starring:
Hend Sabri , Amr Waked , Gameel Rateb , Ahmed El Fishawi , Bassem Samra , Tamim Abdo , Dorra Zarrouk , Minha El Batrawi , Salwa Mohamed Ali , Tariq Mandour , Asser Yassin , Samah Anwar
Synopsis:

Youssef is a hotshot anesthesiologist who often sleeps in his car for privacy. Laila (Hend Sabri) is the careerist host of a late night radio call-in show. These two members of Cairo's elite...

Title: Beirut Open City / Dokhan Bila Naar
Directed by:
Samir Habchi
Year:
2007
Duration:
107 Minutes
Starring:
Khaled El Nabawi, Rouni El Hadad, Diamon Bouaboud, Cyrine Abdelnour, Nakoula Daniel, Mahmoud Mabsout, Refaat Tarbiya, Joseph Bounassar
Synopsis:

In the 1990s at the height of the Syrian occupation of Lebanon, a photojournalist attempts to make a film about the brutal interrogation methods used by the shadowy intelligence se/?e of intrigue...

Title: Heya Fawda/ Chaos
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine,Khaled Youssef
Year:
2007
Duration:
122 Minutes
Starring:
Khaled Saleh , Mena Shalaby , Yousef Al Sharif , Hala Sedki , Hala Fakher , Amr Abdel Gelil , Ahmed Fouad Selim , Dorra Zarrouk , Safwa , Seif Abdel Rahman , Abdallah Meshref , Ahmed Yehia , Maher Essam
Synopsis:

In his last film, completed with the help of longtime collaborator Khaled Youssef, Chahine concocts a tasty melodrama, with plenty of political bite, out of a tale about a crusading public...

Title: Iskendereya New York / Alexandria, New York
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
2004
Duration:
128 Minutes
Starring:
Youssra , Mahmoud Hemeida , Lebleba , Hala Sidqui , Magda Al Khateeb ,Youssra Al Luzy ,Boushra , Ahmed Yehia , Alaa Hasabou , Youssra Selim , Rania Farag , Ahmed Fouad Selim , Neli Kareem , Sanaa Younis , Soad Nasr
Synopsis:

Chahine reconsiders his ambiguous and contradictory relationship with the America he always professed to love. The film finds Chahine’s traditional alter ego Yehia in New York for a festival...

Title: Soukout Ha Nesawar / Silence We’re Rolling
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
2001
Duration:
107 Minutes
Starring:
Latifa , Ahmed Bedeir , Ahmed Wafik , Magda Al Khateeb , Zaki Fateen , Ahmed Mihriz , Ruby , Mostafa Shaaban
Synopsis:

The film is structured as a film within a film where a filmmaker is working on a movie featuring his family and friends. The filmmaking process is itself punctuated by deliberations and...

Title: El Assifa / The Storm
Directed by:
Khaled Youssef
Year:
2000
Duration:
100 Minutes
Starring:
Youssra , Hanan Turk , Hani Salama , Hisham Selim , Mohamed Nagati , Souad Nasr , Sami El Adl , Mohamed Lotfi , Magdi Idris , Ashraf Abdel Aziz , Ahmed Wafik , Seif Abdel Rahman , Abdallah Mahmoud , Ahmed Mokhtar
Synopsis:

An unusual perspective on the Gulf war, as a family is torn apart by conflicting personal and political allegiances. Hoda, a schoolteacher becomes a single mother after her husband, a victim of...

Title: Al Madina / The City
Directed by:
Yousri Nasrallah
Year:
2000
Duration:
110 Minutes
Starring:
Bassem Samra , Rojdi Zeim ,Mohamed Nagati , Ines El Dimoudrous , Amr Selim , Atiya Ouwes , Seif Abdel Rahman , Zaki Adel Wahab , Youssra
Synopsis:

Frustrated with life as a butcher's assistant and under his father's thumb, Ali heads for Paris, only to discover that the only work he can get as an illegal immigrant is as a boxer in...

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