Set against the backdrop of the 1967 Six-Day War, the movie adaptation of Naguib Mahfouz's novel follows the escapist, drug-fuelled riverboat meetings of a group of frustrated Egyptians from various walks of life.
Ahmed who work as a teacher rent an apartment in Abbas the vicious butcher Building in Al-Hussein district in Cairo who lives with his pregnant wife and beautiful sister, soon Ahmed falls ... See full summary »
Abdel Moneim Ibrahim
Hussain (Omar Sharif) is a decent yet socially awkward employee hopelessly trying to win the heart of his cousin Samiha (Soad Hosny). Samiha's father (Youssef Wahby), always the experienced... See full summary »
"El Gareema el Daheka" (The Funny Crime) is an adaptation of the play/film "The Gazebo". TV producer Medhat (Ahmed Mazhar) learns he is the target of a dangerous man, who's out to kill him ... See full summary »
Saladin, ruler of the kingdoms surrounding the Latin state of Jerusalem, is brought to attack the Christians in the Holy Land by the sacking of a convoy of Muslim pilgrims, a group which ... See full summary »
Mohamed Abdel Gawad,
Tewfik El Dekn