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Passion (2005)

Bab el makam (original title)
Thirty-year-old Imane lives with her husband and three children in a modest house across from the historic citadel of Aleppo. She suddenly realizes that it's been ten years that she's been ... See full summary »

Director:

Mohamed Malas

Writers:

Ahmed Attia (as Ahmed Baha Eddine Attia), Mohamed Malas
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Salwa Jamil Salwa Jamil ... Imane
Naceur Ouerdiani Naceur Ouerdiani ... Abou Sobhi
Oussama Sayed Youssef Oussama Sayed Youssef ... Adnan
Mahmoud Hamed Mahmoud Hamed ... Abou Rachid
Houda Rokbi Houda Rokbi ... Om Rachid
Yara Chakra Yara Chakra ... Joumana
Kamel Jaber Kamel Jaber ... Jamil
Ghassen Dhahabi Ghassen Dhahabi ... Yahia
Ahmed Fateh Jaddou Ahmed Fateh Jaddou ... Sobhi
Houssein Chibane Houssein Chibane ... Bakri
Sondes El Hassan Sondes El Hassan ... Rabia
Mohamad El Hebe Mohamad El Hebe ... Abdelnasser
Hasmik Kyoumejiane Hasmik Kyoumejiane ... Madame Badyâa
Oumaya Malas Oumaya Malas ... Ghada
Raja Kotrach Raja Kotrach ... Souad
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Thirty-year-old Imane lives with her husband and three children in a modest house across from the historic citadel of Aleppo. She suddenly realizes that it's been ten years that she's been married, ten years during which she's done little more than take care of her husband and their three children. Adnan is a simple, hard-working man from a good Aleppo family. And he is a model worker in the civil service. But his job doesn't pay enough to support his family so he moonlights as a taxi driver. This doesn't leave any time for his family or his wife. Imane takes to listening to the songs of Oum Kalsoum and develops a great passion for the legendary Egyptian singer. She tries singing herself, first timidly, then with more assurance and pleasure. Her greatest joy is to comb the bazaar for cassettes of Oum Kalsoum. She feels a surge of love. For her husband, for his children, for his parents, for his brothers. Her husband is thrilled by the transformation of his wife and encourages her new ... Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

Tunisia | France | Syria

Language:

Arabic

Release Date:

10 August 2005 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Passion See more »

Filming Locations:

Aleppo, Syria

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Production Co:

Cinétévé See more »
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Sound Mix:

DTS

Color:

Color
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