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A wonderful movie that displays the irony of life. This movie is a bit complicated at first but a person should watch it several times to understand why Youssif Chahine selected these characters. The main moral about this movie is explained by the name of the movie, "Tomorrow, there is a new dawn", so, never loose faith in life.
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