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Beggars and Noblemen (1991)

| Drama, Mystery | 1991 (Egypt)
The setting is Cairo in June of 1945, during the last days of the Second World War. Gohar, a former university professor, encounters a young prostitute in an empty brothel and kills her in ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Salah El-Saadany ... Gohar
Mahmoud El Gendy ... Kordi (as Mahmoud El Guindi)
Abdulaziz Makhyoon ... Nour El Din (as Abdel Aziz Makhyoun)
Ahmad Adam ... Yeghen (as Ahmed Adam)
... Laila
Lola Mohamed ... Amina
Loubna Wanas ... Ar Naba
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hasan Youssef ... (as Hassan Youssef)
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The setting is Cairo in June of 1945, during the last days of the Second World War. Gohar, a former university professor, encounters a young prostitute in an empty brothel and kills her in a moment of insanity. Assigned to the murder case, police inspector Nour El-Din stays on Gohar's trail hoping for a confrontation and confession of the crime. In this remarkable adaptation of the novel by Albert Cossery, both the detective and the criminal are faces with startling realizations as one closes in on the other. Written by Ryan Davis, AFD

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