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Tewfik Saleh (1927–2013)

The director of seven shorts and seven full-length feature films, Saleh graduated in 1949 in English literature and was trained in cinema in Paris until 1951. Tewfik Saleh's oeuvre is the only one in Egyptian cinema which may be considered purely "Third Worldist". All his films deal with social injustice, underdevelopment, political abuse and the ... See full bio »


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(age 86) in Cairo, Egypt

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Al-makhdu'un Director
Al-ayyam al-tawila
Darb al-mahabil
Darb al-mahabil Director


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 1972 Al-makhdu'un (writer)
 1968 Al-moutamarridoune (writer)
 1968 Yaumiyat na'ib fi-l-aryaf (screenplay)
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 1964 Code Name: Tiger (assistant director: Egypt - as Tewfick Saleh)

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