Nina, daughter of a Greek woman who left Egypt in 1956, goes for the first time to Alexandria, discovers the city and the longing of her mother to tell her an old love story that she had ...
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Bagas keeps his feeling towards his childhood friend, Alexandria, but he is unable to express it out. Things changed when Bagas realizes that his best friend, Rafi, already moved ahead and declared his love for Alexandria.
"Yahia", a young man living in the cosmopolitan Alexandria during World War II. Between his dreams, which up to Hollywood, and constraints of his life in the middle class, trying to be a ... See full summary »
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Pivoting around a shiny counterfeit gold sovereign freshly milled from the clandestine workshop of an otherwise honest goldsmith, four brief vignettes of human imperfection; seduction; fate; desire, and devotion inextricably interweave.
Nina, daughter of a Greek woman who left Egypt in 1956, goes for the first time to Alexandria, discovers the city and the longing of her mother to tell her an old love story that she had years ago with a French. but the mother doesn't tell her the truth, who knows why.Written by
I was fortunate to catch "Alexandria" as part of a film series in 2006. What a wonderful movie! The story is very well written and the actors are wonderful. What really struck me however was the cinematography - which was absolutely stunning!
Unfortunately, this little gem of a film doesn't appear to be on DVD anywhere - I even checked on a recent trip to Greece. What a shame, as I would dearly love to own this movie and be able to introduce it to others.
If you have the opportunity to see it, do yourself a favor and give it a chance. I don't think that you'll be disappointed.
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