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Love and Faith (1961)

Wa Islamah (original title)
Set in the 14th century, under their leader Timur, the Tartar hordes invade the Middle East and take over areas as widespread as Persia, Egypt, and Syria. A lowly woman from a harem rises to lead the Egyptians against the invaders.

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Ali Ahmed Baktheir (story), Robert Andrews (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Lobna Abdel Aziz ... Jihad (as Lubna Abd el Aziz)
Ahmad Mazhar ... Mahmoud (as Ahmed Mazhar)
Farid Shawqi ... Baltay
Rushdi Abazah ... Prince Baybars (as Rushdy Aabza)
Mahmoud Al Meleji ... Aktai
Husain Reyadh ... Salam the Councelor
Tahiyyah Karyuka ... Queen Shagaret El Dor
Naima Wasfy Naima Wasfy ... Aibak's First Wife
Zouzou Hamdi El Hakim Zouzou Hamdi El Hakim ... Queen's Maid (as Zuzu Hamdi)
Abbas Fares Abbas Fares ... Bazuga
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Franco Carelli Franco Carelli ... Prince Aktai
Federico Chentrens Federico Chentrens
Mario Dionisi Mario Dionisi
Imad Hamdi ... Ezzalddin Aibak
Folco Lulli ... Prince Aktai
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Set in the 14th century, under their leader Timur, the Tartar hordes invade the Middle East and take over areas as widespread as Persia, Egypt, and Syria. A lowly woman from a harem rises to lead the Egyptians against the invaders.

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Genres:

Drama | History | War

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Country:

Egypt | Italy

Language:

Arabic | Italian

Release Date:

20 October 1961 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Sword of Islam See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Official submission of Egypt for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 34th Academy Awards in 1962. See more »

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