YOUSSEF CHAHINE

Title: El Ard / The Land
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1969
Duration:
130 Minutes
Starring:
Nagwa Ibrahim , Ezzat Al Alayli , Mahmoud El Meligy , Yehia Chahine , Hamdi Ahmed , Tawfiq El Dikn , Ali Al Sherif
Synopsis:

One of Chahine’s most enduring classics, the Land details the struggle of a group of peasant farmers in the 1930s to protect their fields and their livelihood against a corrupt pasha interested...

Title: El Nass Wal Nile / People and the Nile
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1968
Duration:
86 Minutes
Starring:
Soad Housni , Salah Zulfikar , Ijor Vladimirov , Ezzat El Alayli , Vladimir Ivanshof , Seif El Din , Yuri Kamouruf , Mahmoud El Meligy
Synopsis:

The construction of the Aswan dam as seen by those who took part in it: engineers and workers, Egyptians and Soviets. Beginning with the day the waters of the Nile were diverted, Chahine shows how...

Title: Al Nil Wal Haya / Once Upon A Time… The Nile
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1968
Duration:
105 Minutes
Starring:
Salah Zulfikar , Ijor Vladimirov , Emad Hamdy , Vladamir Ivanshof , Seif El Din , Yuri Kamouruf , Madiha Salem
Synopsis:

Renegotiating the representational paradigm of nationhood the film draws a heterogeneous picture of Egyptian society as well as Soviet workers as they embarked on the momentous dam enterprise. The...

Title: Eid Al Mayround / Sacred Oil
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1967
Duration:
12 Minutes
Starring:
Mohamed Tawfik, Hussein Asro, Mohamed Morshed
Synopsis:

A film about the sacred oil used by the church during special occasions in Egypt.

Title: Rimal Min Dahab / Golden Sands
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1966
Duration:
91 Minutes
Starring:
Faten Hamama , Elina Maria Toukhirou , Robin Rokho , Kazlous Monour , Dereed Laham
Synopsis:

The movie, which was filmed in Lebanon, Morocco and Spain and based on the novel Blood and Sand, relates the tale of Tarek who is in love with his cousin Zubeida. However Zubeidas father has...

Title: Bayaa Al Khawatem / The Ring Seller
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1965
Duration:
95 Minutes
Starring:
Fairuz , Nasri Shams Al Din , Youssef Azzar Filimon Wahbi
Synopsis:

Starring the legendary Lebanese singer Fayruz the film is an adaptation of an operetta by the Rahbani Brothers, a celebrated Arab musician/poet duo.

Title: Fagr Yom Guedid / Dawn of a New Day
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1964
Duration:
130 Minutes
Starring:
Sana gamil , Seif Al Din , Hamdi Gheeth , Souhair Al Babli , Zou Zou Madi , Madiha Salem , Youssef Chahine
Synopsis:

The story of an older upper – class Egyptian woman who falls in love with a young working – class student. Chahine depicts obstacles as well as possibilities in the post – revolution movement and...

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