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The Land (1969)

Al-ard (original title)
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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Hamdy Ahmed ...
Mohammad Effendi
Yehia Chahine ...
Hassuna
Ezzat El Alaili ...
Abd El-Hadi
Tewfik El Dekn ...
Khedr
Ali El Scherif ...
Diab
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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principles & reality in a conflict
1 July 2003 | by (egypt) – See all my reviews

el ard , by yossef chahine is a masterpiece of egyptian cinema.. as it deals with a very egyptien dilemma that you won't find such conflict in any other country !


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