Hassan and Nayima (1959)

Hasan wa Naimah (original title)
A love story similar to Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet taking place in the Egyptian Countryside.


Henry Barakat
1 nomination. See more awards »


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Credited cast:
Muharram Fuad Muharram Fuad ... Hasan
Suad Husni ... Naimah
Mohammed Tawfik Mohammed Tawfik
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hassan el Baroudi Hassan el Baroudi
Layla Fahmy Layla Fahmy ... (as Leila Fahmi)
Wedad Hamdy Wedad Hamdy
Beba Ibrahim Beba Ibrahim ... Dancer in Assuit


Hajj Mitwalli is keen to acquire money and land. His daughter Naimah falls in love with Hasan the singer and he shares her feelings. The meeting of the two lovers is repeated. Atwah, Mitwalli's relative, seeks to marry her. This is why when Hasan comes to propose to her, her father refuses. Naimah escapes with Hasan to get married. Mitwalli and Hajj Abdulkhaleq go to Hasan's town to recover Naimah. He intends evil for his daughter, holds her in the house, and promises Hasan that he will announce their marriage, but he breaks his promise. Atwah harasses Hasan. Hasan asks Mitwalli to fulfill his promise. Written by Anonymous

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2 March 1959 (Egypt) See more »

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