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In British Palestine of 1938, several men vie for the affections of a Coptic banker's wife who's involved with the anti-British underground movement.

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Justine
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Pursewarden
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Narouz
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Melissa
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Pombal
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Darley
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Nessim
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Cohen
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Toto
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British Ambassador David Mountolive
Elaine Church ...
Liza
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Memlik Pasha
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French Consul General
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Mnemjian
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Colonel Maskelyne
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Bathazar
Amapola Del Vando ...
Mrs. Serapamoun
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Proprietor
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Serapamoun
DeAnn Mears ...
Woman at Ball (as De Ann Mears)
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Prisoner
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Abdullah Abbas ...
Tough (uncredited)
Joe Abdullah ...
Kaawas (uncredited)
Sadik Adlai ...
Greek Sailor (uncredited)
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Toto's Girlfriend (uncredited)
Akina Aleong ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Alice Aicha Amar ...
Coptic Mourner (uncredited)
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French Sailor (uncredited)
Ira Angustain ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Mario Aniov ...
Pimp (uncredited)
Kanan Awni ...
Waiter (uncredited)
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Tough (uncredited)
Socrates Ballis ...
Policeman (uncredited)
Rose Barbato ...
Old Mourner (uncredited)
Saadoun Bayati ...
Guest (uncredited)
Eliezer Behar ...
Nessim's Servant (uncredited)
Jorge Ben-Hur ...
Guest at Party (uncredited)
Joe Billings ...
German Tourist (uncredited)
Charlotte Boerner ...
German Tourist (uncredited)
Regina Bookasta ...
Arab Servent in Cloakroom (uncredited)
Toby Boothroyd ...
Young British Officer (uncredited)
Herbert Braha ...
French Sailor (uncredited)
Bella Bruck ...
Fat Woman (uncredited)
Robert Buckingham ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
Seville Castille ...
Cigarette Boy (uncredited)
Kay Chaque ...
Lady Outside Shop (uncredited)
Tom Cloud ...
Bouncer (uncredited)
Michael Corhan ...
French Guest (uncredited)
Peter Crowcroft ...
French School Teacher (uncredited)
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Prostitute (uncredited)
Stasa Damascus ...
Greek Peripateticienne (uncredited)
Mark De Vries ...
French Naval Officer (uncredited)
Roy Dean ...
Older British Officer (uncredited)
George Dega ...
French Detective (uncredited)
Frank Delfino ...
Child Prostitute (uncredited)
Sadie Delfino ...
Child Prostitute (uncredited)
Rene Dijon ...
Arab Businessman (uncredited)
Debra Domasin ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Ruth Ducini ...
Child Prostitute (uncredited)
Wayne Dugger ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Gerald Edwards ...
Towel Boy (uncredited)
Georg Fenady ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Richard Flato ...
Grace #3 (uncredited)
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Clerk (uncredited)
Naji Gabbay ...
Selim (uncredited)
Gil Galvano ...
Maitre d' Cabaret (uncredited)
Janine Grandel ...
French Screamer (uncredited)
Lenmana Guerin ...
Prostitute (uncredited)
Aaron Haddad ...
Priest (uncredited)
Mony Haddad ...
Arab Master of Ceremonies (uncredited)
Amir Hankim ...
Rich Barber Shop Customer (uncredited)
Peter Hellman ...
German Tourist (uncredited)
Ty Henderson ...
Towel Boy (uncredited)
Jenie Jackson ...
Madame Auline (uncredited)
Trebin Kazom ...
Waiter (uncredited)
George Khoury ...
Greek Merchant Marine (uncredited)
Harry Klekas ...
Older Greek Sailor (uncredited)
Sax Kranji ...
Arab Bead Salesman (uncredited)
Charles La Torre ...
Lecherous Man (uncredited)
Alma Lawton ...
Pombal's Loving Girl (uncredited)
Donald Lawton ...
Consular Official (uncredited)
Jack LeMaire ...
Red Riding Hood (uncredited)
Albert Leon ...
Barber (uncredited)
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Kawwass (uncredited)
Dolores Marshall ...
Nile Beauty (uncredited)
Maurishka ...
Egyptian Beauty (uncredited)
Yolanda Mayer ...
Yolie (uncredited)
John McMurtry ...
Lieutenant British (uncredited)
Maya Medwar ...
Coptic Mourner (uncredited)
Jim Michael ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Buzz Miller ...
Lead Dancer (uncredited)
Drian Monsour ...
Arab Servant (uncredited)
David Montresor ...
Grace #2 (uncredited)
Lucy Moyer ...
Coptic Mourner (uncredited)
Nadajan ...
Male Soprano (uncredited)
Dita Nicole ...
German Tourist (uncredited)
Linda Paige ...
Child Prostitute (uncredited)
Emma Palmese ...
Old Mourner (uncredited)
Joe Paz ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Adelina Pedroza ...
Belle De Nuit (uncredited)
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Minor Role (uncredited)
Carl Pitti ...
Bull Whip Specialist (uncredited)
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Aged Man (uncredited)
Frieda Rentie ...
Manicurist (uncredited)
Araceli Rey ...
Servent in Bedroom (uncredited)
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Hamid (uncredited)
Diane Roter ...
Drusilla (uncredited)
Delia Salvi ...
Italian Countess (uncredited)
Manuel Sandoval ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Bert Santos ...
Barber (uncredited)
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Barber (uncredited)
George Sawaya ...
Tough (uncredited)
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Child Prostitute (uncredited)
Sue Silla ...
Child Prostitute (uncredited)
Eric Sinclair ...
Male Baller (uncredited)
Les Sinclair ...
British Naval Officer (uncredited)
June Smaney ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Ruth Spiering ...
Child Prostitute (uncredited)
Sami Stavro ...
Assistant Barber (uncredited)
Geoffrey Steele ...
Attache (uncredited)
Ron L. Steinbeck ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Gilchrist Stuart ...
British Army Officer (uncredited)
Christopher Taaj ...
Ambulance Driver (uncredited)
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Door Attendant (uncredited)
Maxie Thrower ...
Janitor (uncredited)
Teresa Tirelli ...
Old Mourner (uncredited)
Tony Tsavidis ...
Ambulance Driver (uncredited)
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Cleo (uncredited)
Michael Vlastas ...
Young Greek Sailor (uncredited)
Katherine Vrinos ...
Mrs. Wookey (uncredited)
William Wanrooy ...
German Tourist (uncredited)
Ann Williams ...
Child Prostitute (uncredited)
Grace Williams ...
Child Prostitute (uncredited)
John Winston ...
Sergeant at Door (uncredited)
Diana Wyatt ...
Margaret Dumont (uncredited)
Penelope Zaferiou ...
Child Prostitute (uncredited)

Directed by

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George Cukor
Joseph Strick ... (uncredited)

Written by

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Lawrence Durrell ... (novel "The Alexandria Quartet")
 
Lawrence B. Marcus ... (screenplay)
 
Andrew Sarris ... (screenplay) (uncredited)

Produced by

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Pandro S. Berman ... producer
Kathryn Hereford ... associate producer

Music by

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Jerry Goldsmith

Cinematography by

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Leon Shamroy ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Rita Roland

Art Direction by

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William J. Creber
Jack Martin Smith

Set Decoration by

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Raphael Bretton
Walter M. Scott

Costume Design by

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Irene Sharaff

Makeup Department

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Edwin Butterworth ... makeup artist
Edith Lindon ... hair stylist supervisor
Daniel C. Striepeke ... makeup supervisor (as Dan Striepeke)
Dorothy White ... hair stylist

Production Management

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Joseph C. Behm ... unit production manager
Saul Wurtzel ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Maurice Vaccarino ... assistant director

Art Department

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Fred Harpman ... assistant art director

Sound Department

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David Dockendorf ... sound
Bernard Freericks ... sound

Visual Effects by

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L.B. Abbott ... special photographic effects
Art Cruickshank ... special photographic effects

Camera and Electrical Department

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Red Crawford ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Thomas Del Ruth ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Dave Friedman ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Robin Vidgeon ... camera assistant (uncredited)

Music Department

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Arthur Morton ... orchestrator
Jerry Goldsmith ... conductor (uncredited)
Kenneth Hall ... music editor (uncredited)
Ethmer Roten ... musician: flute (uncredited)
Herbert W. Spencer ... composer: additional music (uncredited)

Other crew

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Gemze De Lappe ... choreographer
Aaron Haddad ... technical advisor (as Dr. Aaron Haddad)
Crew believed to be complete

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

In Alexandria, in 1938, Darley (Michael York, a young British schoolmaster and poet, makes friends through Pursewarden (Sir Dirk Bogarde), the British Consular Officer, with Justine (Anouk Aimée), the beautiful and mysterious wife of a Coptic banker. He observes the affairs of her heart and incidentally discovers that she is involved in a plot against the British, meant to arm the Jewish underground in Palestine. The plot finally fails, Justine is sent to jail, and Darley decides to return to England. Written by Guy Bellinger

Plot Keywords
Taglines Alexandria - Perfumed city of carnal delights moral corruption. Justine - pride of Alexandria See more »
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Also Known As
  • Alexandria - Treibhaus der Sünde (West Germany)
  • Alexandria (West Germany)
  • アレキサンドリア物語 (Japan, Japanese title)
  • İkili oyun (Turkey, Turkish title)
  • Rapporto a quattro (Italy)
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Runtime
  • 116 min
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Budget $7,870,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Joseph Strick was originally hired to direct but was fired after refusing to cast anyone but Glenda Jackson in the lead role. He was replaced by George Cukor. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Sex at 24 Frames Per Second (2003). See more »
Soundtracks Samba Chica See more »
Quotes Pursewarden: [to Justine] When the hell are you going to stop being an old sin-cushion - into which we all have to thrust our rusty pins!
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