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An Egyptian Story (1982)

Hadduta misrija (original title)
In the middle of his own heart surgery, an Egyptian filmmaker remembers his life. In fact his old self, as a child, is accused of attempted murder of his new self. Through the metaphoric ... See full summary »

Directors:

Youssef Chahine, Khairiya A-Mansour (co-director)

Writer:

Youssef Chahine
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1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Oussama Nadir Oussama Nadir ... Yehia as Child
Mohsen Mohieddin ... Yehia as Young Man
Nour El-Sherif ... Yehia (as Nour El-Cherif)
Ahmed Mehrez Ahmed Mehrez
Mohamed Mounir Mohamed Mounir
Ragaa Hussein Ragaa Hussein ... (as Raga Hussein)
Seif Abdelrahman ... (as Seif El Dine)
Youssra ... Amal
Hanan ... Nadia child
Layla Hamadah Layla Hamadah ... Nadia young girl (as Laila Hamada)
Magda El-Khatib ... Nadia
Ragaa Al-Gidawy Ragaa Al-Gidawy ... (as Raga El Geddaoui)
Soheir El Monasterli Soheir El Monasterli
Andrew Dinwoodie Andrew Dinwoodie
Abdulhadi Anwr Abdulhadi Anwr ... (as Abdel Hadi Anwar)
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Storyline

In the middle of his own heart surgery, an Egyptian filmmaker remembers his life. In fact his old self, as a child, is accused of attempted murder of his new self. Through the metaphoric trial, we are drawn into his life in relation with the Egyptian revolution, his constant need for success, and the effect the American Dream has on him. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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artistic creation | satire | See All (2) »

Genres:

Drama

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Trivia

The Egyptian version of "All that Jazz" See more »

Connections

Followed by Alexandria: Again and Forever (1989) See more »

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Hadduta Misrija
by Mohamed Mounir
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14 April 2000 | by saleh-eSee all my reviews

Try this film, it really lets you feel that life is a great deal and u should not leave it just goes. It also shows you how all persons in your life might affect your personality.

I like it


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Country:

Egypt

Language:

Arabic

Release Date:

3 August 1983 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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| (Netflix)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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