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Adieu Bonaparte (1985)

A story during the French Occupation of Egypt (1797-1803), depicting the conflict between tradintion and modernization in the context of fighting the French invadors.

Director:

Youssef Chahine

Writers:

Youssef Chahine, Yusri Nasrullah (as Yousry Nasrallah)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michel Piccoli ... Caffarelli
Mohsen Mohieddin ... Ali
Patrice Chéreau ... Napoléon Bonaparte
Mohamad Atef ... Yehia
Ahmed Abdelaziz Ahmed Abdelaziz ... Bakr
Abla Kamel Abla Kamel ... La femme de Bakr
Hassan Husseiny Hassan Husseiny ... Le père
Huda Sultan Huda Sultan ... Nefissa (as Hoda Soltan)
Dahlia Younès ... Nahed
Christian Patey ... Horace
Gamil Ratib ... Barthélémy
Salah Zulfakar ... Le cheikh Hassouna (as Salah Zulfikar)
Mohamed Dardiri Mohamed Dardiri ... Le cheikh Charaf (as Mohamad Dardiri)
Hassan El Adl Hassan El Adl ... Le cheikh Abdallah
Farid Mahmoud Farid Mahmoud ... Faltaos
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A story during the French Occupation of Egypt (1797-1803), depicting the conflict between tradintion and modernization in the context of fighting the French invadors. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama | History | War

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Country:

Egypt | France

Language:

French | Arabic

Release Date:

17 May 1985 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Adiós, Bonaparte See more »

Filming Locations:

Alexandria, Egypt See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Soundtracks

Adieu Bonaparte
(piano seul)
by Gabriel Yared
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