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Al-ard (1970)

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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Cast

Credited cast:
Hamdy Ahmed ... Mohammad Effendi
Yehia Chahine Yehia Chahine ... Hassuna
Ezzat El Alaili ... Abd El-Hadi
Tawfik El Deken ... Khedr (as Tewfik El Dekn)
Ali El Sherif Ali El Sherif ... Diab (as Ali El Scherif)
Salah El-Saadany Salah El-Saadany ... Elwani
Nagwa Ibrahim Nagwa Ibrahim ... Wassifa
Mahmoud Al Meleji ... Muhammad Abu Swelim
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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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Country:

Egypt

Language:

Arabic

Release Date:

16 June 1971 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Earth See more »

Filming Locations:

Egypt See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color
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Egyptian movies at their best
1 August 2003 | by lodioctSee all my reviews

Perhaps this is the best Egyptian movie of all time , and before chahine started to write his own script from where it all went down hill.the acting is superb specially Elmelliguy and Yehia Chahine, they are very believable but all thanks to the original novel.a recommended movie for all.


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