YOUSSEF CHAHINE

Title: Hadouta Misrita / An Egyptian Story
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1982
Duration:
125 Minutes
Starring:
Mahmoud El Meligy , Nour Al Sharif , Ahmed Mihriz , Mohamed Mounir , Ragaa Hussien , Seif Al Din , Youssra , Souheer Al Babli , Magda Al Khateeb , Raga Al Gidawi , Mohsen Mohi Al Din , Layla Hamada
Synopsis:

The sequel to the autobiographically inspired Alexandria, Why? , An Egyptian Story covers the beginning of Chahine’s career up to his open-heart surgery in 1973. Chahine plays his alter ego Yehia...

Title: Iskindereya Leh / Alexandria Why
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1978
Duration:
125 Minutes
Starring:
Naglaa Fathy , Farid Shawki , Ezzat El Aleyli , Yusuf Wahbi , Yehia Chahine , Layla Fawzi , Mohsina Tawfiq , Mahmoud El Meligy , Seif Al Din , Ahmed zaki , Mohsen Mohi Al Din
Synopsis:

Alexandria, Why? Marked a radical, newly introspective turn in Chahine’s active career, a sharp departure from his Fifties musicals and melodramas and his later epics and political films. The...

Title: Awdet El Ibn El Dal / Return Of The Prodigal Son
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1976
Duration:
120 Minutes
Starring:
Souhair Al Mourshidi , Shoukry Sarhan , Raga Hussien , Said Ali Quwerat , Ali Al Sherif , Hoda Sultan , Mahmoud El MELIGY , Magda El Roumi , Ahmed Mihriz ,Hisham Selim , Ahmed Bedeer
Synopsis:

The story is adapted from a novel by Andre Gide and depicts a family going through a fatal crisis. Ali Madbouli, a former social activist who went on to marry the daughter of a wealthy contractor...

Title: Intilak/ Forward We Go
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1973
Duration:
15 Minutes
Starring:
N/A
Synopsis:

This short film looks at the war between Egypt and Israel on the 6th October 1973.

Title: Salwa Al Fata Al Saghira Alati Tatakalem Alabkar / Salwa The Girl Who Talked To Cows
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1972
Duration:
19 Minutes
Starring:
Seif Al Din , Aida Riad , Galal Essa , Hamdi Ahmed , Nadia Al Tifla Hanan
Synopsis:

Two years after the Suez war of 1956, and four years after the beginning of the Algerian war of independence, Chahine makes his first explicitly political film. Jamila, the Algerian is the fact -...

Title: Al Asfour / The Sparrow
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1972
Duration:
102 Minutes
Starring:
Seif Al Din , Habiba , Salah Kabil , Mohsina Tawfiq , Mahmoud El Meligy , Salah Mansour , Ali Al Sharif , Al Tifl Sayed , Mariam Fakhr El Din , Ragaa Hussien , Abdel Wares Assar , Mahmoud Kabil
Synopsis:

Arab melodrama draws on familial strife just as much as the melodramas of classical Hollywood and popular Indian cinema, and here Chahine, like Minnelli and Visconti, expands the family melodrama...

Title: El Ikhetiyar / The Choice
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1970
Duration:
110 Minutes
Starring:
Soad Housn , Ezzat Al Alayli , Youssef Wahbi , Hoda Sultan , Mahmoud El Meligy , Mimi Shkeeb , Ali Al Sharif , Madiha Kamel , Abdel Rahman Abou Zahra , Saad Ardash
Synopsis:

When Mahmoud, a worker on Alexandria’s waterfront is found murdered, his twin brother Sayyid – a well respected and well-connected writer becomes the prime suspect. As the investigators begin to...

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