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Youssef Chahine (1926–2008)


Youssef Chahine (born in Alexandria, Egypt, 1926) started studying in a friars' school, and then turned to Victoria College until the High School Certificate. After one year in the University of Alexandria, he moved to the U.S. and spent two years at the Pasadena Play House, taking courses on film and dramatic arts. After coming back to Egypt, ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 82) in Cairo, Egypt

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Known For

(1979)
Saladin Director
(1963)
Destiny Director
(1997)
The Other Director
(1999)

Filmography

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 2007 To Each His Own Cinema (segment "47 Ans Après")
 2002 September 11 (segment "Egypt")
 1999 The Other
 1997 Lumière sur un massacre (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1997 Destiny
 1995 Lumière and Company (Documentary)
 1994 The Emigrant
 1991 Al-qahira menauwwara bi Ahlaha (TV Movie documentary)
 1991 Cairo As Seen by Chahine (Short)
 1974 Intilak (Short)
 1972 Al-asfour
 1972 Salwa (Short)
 1971 Al-ikhtiyar
 1969 The Land
 1967 Id al-Mairun (Short)
 1963 Saladin
 1960 Bein edeik
 1959 Hubb lel-abad
 1958 Cairo Station
 1957 Inta habibi
 1956 Dark Waters
 1950 Father Amine
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Show Show Actor (6 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (29 credits)
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Alternate Names:

Yussef Shahin | Youssef Shahine
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I am young. I am only 81 years old. I hope I can keep working for another 10 years. Old age is to let oneself become old.

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Nickname:

Joe

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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