YOUSSEF CHAHINE

Title: Ennasser Salahelddine / Saladin
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1963
Duration:
145 Minutes
Starring:
Ahmed Mazhar , Nadia Lutfi , Salah Zulfikar , Laila Fawzi , Hamdi Gheeth , Laila Taher , Omar Al Hariri , Hussien Riad , Mahmoud Al Meligy
Synopsis:

An early commentary on the manipulation of religion: The film presents a fictional account of the relationship between a battle that pit Saladin, ruler of the areas surrounding the Latin kingdom...

Title: Ragol Fi Hayaty / A Man In My Life
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1961
Duration:
110 Minutes
Starring:
Samira Ahmed , Shoukry Sarhan , Tawfiq Al Dikn , Khayriya Khayri
Synopsis:

Hamdy becomes a hero when he saves blind woman Nadia from drowning. As the film transpires Nadia comes to marry him only to discover that he is the man that she has spent her whole life loathing...

Title: Nidaa El Ochak / Lover’s Complaint
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1961
Duration:
110 Minutes
Starring:
Berlaanti Abdel Hamid , Shoukry Sarhan , Farid Shawki , Tawfiq Al Dikn , Abdel Ghani Ammar , Aziza Helmy
Synopsis:

After running away from her life as a singer, dancer Warda finds herself falling in love with her co – worker Abdo, but spoilt Hamdi, son of the factory owner is intent on sabotaging the love...

Title: Bein Eidik / Only You
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1960
Duration:
100 Minutes
Starring:
Magda , Shoukry Sarhan , Alwia Gameel , Zinat Sidqui , Abdel Fatah Al Kousari
Synopsis:

The story of a family who are forced out of their aristocratic status and their struggle to maintain their luxurious lifestyle post 1952 revolution in Egypt.

Title: Hob Ilal Abad / Forever Yours
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1959
Duration:
120 Minutes
Starring:
Ahmed Ramzy , Nadia Lutfi , Mahmoud El Meligy , Fikri Ramzy
Synopsis:

The films female protagonist is being badly treated by her abusive criminal husband, upon his return from jail her lover feels he must help her and decides to kill him. As the film develops an...

Title: Bab El Hadid / Cairo Station
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1958
Duration:
73 Minutes
Starring:
Farid Shawki , Hind Rostom, Youssef Chahine, Hassan Al Baroudi, Abdel Aziz Khalil and Naima Wasfi
Synopsis:

"Chahine himself stars in this melodrama of poverty and sexual frustration that shocked Arab audiences in the 1950s. The filmmaker is remarkably effective as a crippled news vendor who lives...

Title: Jamila / Jamila The Algerian
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1958
Duration:
120 Minutes
Starring:
Magda , Ahmed Mazhar , Salah Zulfikar , Zahret El Ola , Rogdi Abaza , Kariman, Farida Fahmy , Hussien Riad , Mahmoud El Meligy , Fakher Fakher
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 -...

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