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The Land (1969)
"Al-ard" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  4 August 2012 (Taiwan)
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A small peasant village's struggles against the careless inroads of the large local landowner, The Land shows why political oppression does not necessarily lead to a sense of solidarity among the disinherited.

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Mohammad Effendi
Yehia Chahine ...
Hassuna
Ezzat El Alaili ...
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Tewfik El Dekn ...
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Ali El Scherif ...
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Mahmoud El-Meliguy ...
Mohamed Abu Swelam
Salah El-Saadany ...
Elwani
Nagwa Ibrahim ...
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A small peasant village's struggles against the careless inroads of the large local landowner, The Land shows why political oppression does not necessarily lead to a sense of solidarity among the disinherited.

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Egyptian movies at their best
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Perhaps this is the best Egyptian movie of all time , and before chahine started to write his own script from where it all went down hill.the acting is superb specially Elmelliguy and Yehia Chahine, they are very believable but all thanks to the original novel.a recommended movie for all.


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