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Youssef Chahine

 

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Director / Screenwriter
1926 - 2008
Born January 25, Alexandria, Egypt
Key Genres: Drama, Comedy, Musical  TSPDT Rating: 6
Key Collaborators: Rashida Abdel Salam (Editror), Mahmoud El-Meliguy (Leading Character Player), Fared Shawqi (Leading Player), Humbert Balsan (Producer), Gabriel Khoury (Producer), Ezzat El Alaili (Leading Character Player), Yehia Chahine (Leading Character Player), Mohsen Nasr (Cinematographer), Seif El Dine (Character Player), Fouad El-Zahry (Composer)
Recommended: The Land (1969)
Worth a Look: Cairo Station (1958), The Sparrow (1972), Destiny (1997)
Approach with Caution: Alexandria... Why? (1978), Silence…on tourne (2001)
Links: [ IMDB ] [ TCMDB ] [ All-Movie Guide ] [ Film Reference ] [ Wikipedia ] [ Guardian Obituary (2008) ] [ Alt Film Guide Article (2008) ] [ Egypt Today Article (2008) ] [ Sight & Sound Article (2008) ] [ CultureBase Biography ]
Books: [ Youssef Chahine ] [ The Arab National Project in Youssef Chahine's Cinema ]
DVD's: [ Amazon ]  
Ain't Nobody's Blues But My Own: The Sparrow (1972)
 

 

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