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The Land (1969)

Al-ard (original title)
| Drama | 1969 (Egypt)
A small peasant village's struggles against the careless inroads of the large local landowner, The Land shows why political oppression does not necessarily lead to a sense of solidarity among the disinherited.

Director:

Youssef Chahine

Writers:

Abderrahman Charkawi (novel), Hassan Fuad
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Mahmoud Al Meleji ... Muhammad Abu Swelim
Nagwa Ibrahim Nagwa Ibrahim ... Wassifa
Ezzat El Alaili ... Abd El-Hadi
Hamdy Ahmed ... Mohammad Effendi
Ali El Sherif Ali El Sherif ... Diab (as Ali El Scherif)
Yehia Chahine Yehia Chahine ... Hassuna
Salah El-Saadany Salah El-Saadany ... Elwani
Tawfik El Deken ... Khedr (as Tewfik El Dekn)
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A small peasant village's struggles against the careless inroads of the large local landowner, The Land shows why political oppression does not necessarily lead to a sense of solidarity among the disinherited.

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Drama

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This movie has been Ranked among the top 10 movies in the history of Egyptian cinema. See more »

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Great movie
31 January 2021 | by mostafaosama4747See all my reviews

A great film among the ancient Egyptian works of art, and after this work and this time, there is no film of this artistic power again.


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Country:

Egypt

Language:

Arabic

Release Date:

1969 (Egypt) See more »

Also Known As:

The Earth See more »

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