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Siraa Fil-Wadi (1954)

The film revolves around a young Ahmed, who works as an agronomist, and who returns to his village in the south of the valley, where his father works as Headmaster cultivation, Vinjeh in ... See full summary »

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Youssef Chahine
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Cast

Credited cast:
Faten Hamama ... Amal
Omar Sharif ... Ahmed
Zaki Rostom Zaki Rostom ... Taher Pasha
Farid Shawqi ... Actor (as Farid Chawky)
Abdel Waress Assar Abdel Waress Assar
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ahmad Abdel Waress Ahmad Abdel Waress
Hamdy Gheith ... Selim
Abdel Ghani Kamar Abdel Ghani Kamar
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Storyline

The film revolves around a young Ahmed, who works as an agronomist, and who returns to his village in the south of the valley, where his father works as Headmaster cultivation, Vinjeh in improving the reeds strain. Then loves daughter Basha since they were young, but rivaled the Basha secretary who coveted in the marriage of Nadia .. coincided with anger Basha him because he has a monopoly on the export of sugar cane after optimization conducted by him, exploited Basha dispute between Sheikh Homestead and the beholder is called Basha, secretary fire on the beholder and fabricating the charge to Sheikh Homestead and start enmity between Ahmad and Ibn Sheikh Homestead to avenge his father. Written by Mohamed basem

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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Country:

Egypt

Language:

Arabic

Release Date:

1954 (Egypt) See more »

Also Known As:

Struggle in the Valley See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Nile Cinema Company See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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This was the first movie for Omar Sharif. See more »

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Best Egyption movie ever made
25 September 2002 | by islamxSee all my reviews

I have watched this movie maybe 20 times till now ,and every time i got out with the feeling that this movie is great , it gives you a great picture about Egypt before 1952 , The land owner that control the farmers (Basha) and treat them like salves , the killing circle (Al-Tar) that is well known in upper Egypt , and the love story that will never change with time , and the evil and greedy people that never get enough , it is all in this movies.

The uncountable number of stars with a very talented director gave us this state of art movie

My rate is 10/10 Watch it and then watch it again


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