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Sleepless Nights (2003)
"Sahar el layaly" (original title)

 |  Drama, Romance  |  25 June 2003 (Egypt)
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A strong controversial adult drama about troubles facing young married and non-married couples. The old friends are invited at Khaled's and Perry's daughter birthday. Moushira is married to... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Ahmed Helmy ...
Amr
Mona Zaki ...
Perry
Hanan Turk ...
Farah
Sherif Mounir ...
Sameh
Fathy Abdel Wahab ...
Khaled
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Ali
Ola Ghanem ...
Inas
Gihan Fadel ...
Moshira
Samie Al-Adel ...
Hamed El Mahdi
Ragaa Al-Giddawy ...
Nawara (Farah's Mother) (as Raga El Geddaoui)
Entessar ...
Donia (The prostitute)
Ahmad Kamal ...
Moshira's Brother
A. Abdel Hadi ...
Farah's Father
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Ahmed Haroun ...
Adel Fouda
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A strong controversial adult drama about troubles facing young married and non-married couples. The old friends are invited at Khaled's and Perry's daughter birthday. Moushira is married to Ali, Amr to Farah , and Sameh is having an affair with Inas. After the party all the problems explodes when Moushira tells Ali that he doesn't satisfy her sexually, Perry tells Amr about her discovery of his infidelity, Amr is jealous of Ali as Farah's ex-boyfriend and she is faces him with the fact that her rich family improved his standard. While Inas gives the choice to Sameh of either marrying or separating. Then everyone faces his problem trying to make decisions with the help of his/her friends. Written by Youssef Hisham

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Definitely worth the watch
9 July 2005 | by (Egypt) – See all my reviews

Definitely one of the FEW good movies that were released lately..

On the contrary..of one of the above comments the so called sexual scenes... & i don't think it should be rated above 18 anyway.. there was no sexual content.. maybe mature content.. & there's a difference..

  • so there was no explicit scenes as mentioned in one of the comments


above.

the movie tried & definitely for some did solve lots of common problems in the society... & that means that the movie has passed. it sure gave new insights to the cinema , especially these days.. while surrounded by useless romantic comedies or just plain pure comedies which i am fine with.. but that movie was a light in the dark... if few more movies like that one were released.. i'd have better expectation about the Egyptian cinema's future. The script : Excellent The story : Very Good story acting : not all the actors were great but most of them were. let me tell you, the actresses were brilliant all of them..

Hope more of these movies are released.. the kind of movies that face problems & solve them.


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