YOUSSEF CHAHINE

Title: Enta Habibi / My One and Only Love
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1957
Duration:
120 Minutes
Starring:
Farid El Atrache Shadya Hind Rostom Abdel Salam Al Naboulsi Mimi Shkeeb Sirag Mounir Zinat Sidqui Abdel Minem Ibrahim
Synopsis:

Out of economic necessity, two Cairo families decide to marry their children. But Farid and Yasmina cannot stomach one another Farid is secretly leading a frenetic night life, singing in a...

Title: Wadaat Hobbak / Farewell My Love
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1957
Duration:
100 Minutes
Starring:
Farid El Atrache Shadya Ahmed Ramzy Abdel Salam Naboulsi Al Sayed Bedeer
Synopsis:

The film contains one of the most inventive duets in the history of Egyptian cinema. Here we find Farid al – Atrache and Shadia playfully enacting the relationship of young lovers, with the charm...

Title: Seraa Fil Mina / Dark Waters
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1955
Duration:
120 Minutes
Starring:
Faten Hamama Omar El Sherif Ahmed Ramzy Hussien Riad Firdaus Mohamed Aziza Helmy Tawfiq El Dikn
Synopsis:

A depiction of the problems workers and fishermen face against big business operatives in the port city of Alexandria; Ragab is a destitute fisherman who returns home from travel. Mamdouh is the...

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...

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: 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: Al Moharrag el Kabir/ The Great Clown
Directed by:
Youssef Chahine
Year:
1952
Duration:
110 minutes
Starring:
Yusf Wahbi Faten Hamama Nabil Al Alfi Hassan Fayek Firdaus Mohamed Sarag Mounir Wedad Hamdi
Synopsis:

Shihata is a poor clerk working at a rich woman’s corporation. When the husband of the woman divorces her for a third time, she is forced to marry and divorce so she can return to him, this in...

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