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Bidaya wa nihaya (1960)

After the death of the father, the family consisting of a mother and two young men and a girl themselves without a breadwinner finds, to begin each of them in the direction to a different ... See full summary »

Director:

Salah Abouseif

Writers:

Salah Abouseif (screenplay), Salah Erzine (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Farid Shawqi
Omar Sharif
Amina Rizk Amina Rizk
Amal Zayed Amal Zayed
Sanaa Gameel ... (as Sanaa Gamil)
Salah Mansour Salah Mansour
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Abdel Khalek Saleh Abdel Khalek Saleh
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After the death of the father, the family consisting of a mother and two young men and a girl themselves without a breadwinner finds, to begin each of them in the direction to a different path, to err on the older brother (Hassan) to work drug, and graduated (Hussein) East of the Police College, while working (Nafisa) prostitution without the knowledge family, to hide them from the fate of many surprises. Written by Mohamed basem

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Country:

Egypt

Language:

Arabic

Release Date:

31 October 1960 (Egypt) See more »

Also Known As:

Dead Among the Living See more »

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