Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2019

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Alexandria Why? (Eskanderija... lih?) (Country: Egypt, Algeria; Year: 1979; Director: Youssef Chahine; Writer: Youssef Chahine, Mohsen Zayed; Stars: Naglaa Fathi, Ahmed Zaki, Farid Shawqi, Mahmoud Al Meleji, Ezzat El Alaili, Yusuf Wahbi, Yehia Chahine, Layla Fawzi, Akela Kateb, Zeinab Sedky, Seif Abdelrahman, Ahmad Abdel Waress, Abdulaziz Makhyoon, Gerry Sundquist, Ahmed Mehrez)
Against a backdrop of Second World War Alexandria, a schoolboy dreams of being an actor.
The Blazing Sun (Struggle in the Valley, Siraa Fil-Wadi) (Country: Egypt; Year: 1954; Director: Youssef Chahine; Writer: Ali El Zorkani, Hilmi Halim; Stars: Faten Hamamah, Omar Sharif, Zaki Rustum, Farid Shawqi, Abdulwareth Asar, Ahmad Abdel Waress, Hamdy Gheith, Abdel Ghani Kamar, Faten Hamamah, Omar Sharif, Zaki Rustum, Farid Shawqi, Abdulwareth Asar, Ahmad Abdel Waress, Hamdy Gheith)
Romantic drama that gave Omar Sharif his first role.
Cairo Station (Bab el-Hadid) (Country: Egypt; Year: 1958; Director: Youssef Chahine; Writer: Mohamed Abu Youssef, Abdel Hai Adib; Stars: Farid Shawqi, Hind Rustum, Youssef Chahine, Hassan el Baroudi, Abdel Aziz Khalil, Naima Wasfy, Said Khalil, Abdel Ghani Nagdi, Loutfi El Hakim, Abdel Hamid Bodaoha, F. El Demerdache, Said El Araby, Ahmed Abaza, Hana Abdel Fattah, Safia Sarwat)
A peddler is obsessed with an attractive drink seller who, in turn, is in love with a station porter who is struggling to unionise his fellow workers.
Dawn Of A New Day (Fagr yom gedid) (Country: Egypt; Year: 1964; Director: Youssef Chahine; Writer: Youssef Chahine; Stars: Youssef Chahine, Sanaa Gameel, Hamdy Gheith, Saifuddin Shawkat, Youssef Chahine, Sanaa Gameel, Hamdy Gheith, Saifuddin Shawkat)
A married woman falls for student.
The Devil Of The Desert (Shaytan al-sahraa, The Devil Of The Sahara) (Country: Egypt; Year: 1954; Director: Youssef Chahine; Writer: Youssef Chahine, Hussein El-Mohandess; Stars: Tawfik El Deken, Reyad El Kasabgy, Maryam Fakhruddin, Hamdy Gheith, Aziza Helmy, Abdel Ghani Kamar, Adly Kasseb, Ferdoos Mohammed, Salah Nazmi, Lola Sedki, Omar Sharif, Tawfik El Deken, Reyad El Kasabgy, Maryam Fakhruddin, Hamdy Gheith)
In an ancient tribal society, a Zorro-like figure decides to rebel against the tyrannical ruler of his village.
Farewell My Love (Wadda't hubbak,) (Country: Egypt; Year: 1957; Director: Youssef Chahine; Writer: Bedeir El Sayed; Stars: Farid El-Atrash, Shadyah, Abdulsalam El-Nabulsi, Ahmed Ramzy, Tawfik El Deken, Farid El-Atrash, Shadyah, Abdulsalam El-Nabulsi, Ahmed Ramzy, Tawfik El Deken)
Musical about a nurse and patient.
Father Amine (Daddy Amine, Baba Amin) (Country: Egypt; Year: 1950; Director: Youssef Chahine; Writer: Youssef Chahine; Stars: Husain Reyadh, Faten Hamamah, Kamal El-Shinnawi, Mari Munib, Farid Shawqi, Hind Rustum, Mohammed Tawfik, Mohsen Hassanain, Abdelmonem Ismail, Hassan Kamel, Gamalat Zayed, Umran Bahar, Mahmoud Lotfi, Husain Reyadh, Faten Hamamah)
The soul of a dad returns after his death to check in on his family.
My One And Only Love (Enta habibi) (Country: Egypt; Year: 1957; Director: Youssef Chahine; Writer: Abu Seoud El-Ibiary; Stars: Ali Abdel Al, Farid El-Atrash, Hind Rustum, Shadyah, Sayed Suleiman, Ali Abdel Al, Farid El-Atrash, Hind Rustum, Shadyah, Sayed Suleiman)
Musical comedy about a man and woman who are forced into a marriage of convenience before they gradually fall in love with each other.
The Return Of The Prodigal Son (Awdat al-ibn al dal) (Country: Egypt; Year: 1978; Director: Youssef Chahine, based on the novel by André Gide; Writer: Youssef Chahine, Salah Jahine; Stars: Mahmoud Al Meleji, Huda Sultan, Shukri Sarhan, Soheir El-Morshidy, Hesham Selim, Majida El Roumi, Ahmad Bedair, Ali El Sherif, Ragaa Hussein, Sid Ali Kouiret, Ali Mahrez, Mahmoud Al Meleji, Huda Sultan, Shukri Sarhan, Soheir El-Morshidy)
An activist causes ructions when he returns home after being in prison for years.
Saladin (Al-Naser Salah al-Din) (Country: Egypt; Year: 1963; Director: Youssef Chahine; Writer: Mohamed Abdel Gawad, Youssef Chahine, Abderrahman Charkawi, Youssef El Sebai, Najeeb Mahfouz, Ezzel Dine Zulficar; Stars: Ahmad Mazhar, Mohamed Abdel Gawad, Tawfik El Deken, Umar El-Hariri, Ibrahim Emarah, Layla Fawzi, Hamdy Gheith, Mohamed Hamdi, Sami Loutfi, Ahmed Louxor, Nadia Lutfi, Mahmoud Al Meleji, Salah Nazmi, Badr Nofal, Husain Reyadh)
Drama about Saladin's battle against crusaders.
The Sixth Day (Al-yom al-sadis) (Country: France, Egypt; Year: 1986; Director: Youssef Chahine; Writer: Youssef Chahine, Andrée Chedid, Yusri Nasrullah; Stars: Dalida, Mohsen Mohieddin, Shouweikar, Hamdy Ahmed, Salah El-Saadany, Mohamed Mounir, Youssef Chahine, Hesham Abdel Hamid, Mohga Abdel Rahman, Mohamed Dardiri, Hassan El Adl, Youssef El Ani, Maher Essam, Ahmed Handy, Abla Kamel)
Drama set against the backdrop of the 1947 cholera epidemic in Cairo.
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