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Hadduta misrija (1982)

In the middle of his own heart surgery, an Egyptian filmmaker remembers his life. In fact his old self, as a child, is accused of attempted murder of his new self. Through the metaphoric ... See full summary »

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Oussama Nadir ...
Yehia as Child
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Yehia as Young Man
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Yehia (as Nour El-Cherif)
Ahmed Mehrez
Mohamed Mounir
Ragaa Hussein ...
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Amal
Hanan ...
Nadia child
Leila Hamada ...
Nadia young girl (as Laila Hamada)
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Nadia
Ragaa Al-Gidawy ...
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Soheir El Monasterli
Andrew Dinwoodie
Abdel Hadi Anwar
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In the middle of his own heart surgery, an Egyptian filmmaker remembers his life. In fact his old self, as a child, is accused of attempted murder of his new self. Through the metaphoric trial, we are drawn into his life in relation with the Egyptian revolution, his constant need for success, and the effect the American Dream has on him. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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Follows Iskanderija... lih? (1979) See more »

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Hadduta Misrija
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14 April 2000 | by (Cairo, Egypt) – See all my reviews

Try this film, it really lets you feel that life is a great deal and u should not leave it just goes. It also shows you how all persons in your life might affect your personality.

I like it


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