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Al-Liṣṣ Wa-Al-Kilāb: Chased by the Dogs

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This film inspired by the novelist Naguib Mahfouz, tells the story of Mahran, a thief who quickly ascends to be the head of his gang. However, his second in command conspires against Mahran to take his position and his wife. After his prison term, Mahran is thirsty for revenge. But being chased by the police and by his new enemies destines him to a tragic ending.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Laḥn Ḥubbī: Symphony of Love

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"Ali is an unknown singer who is in love with the girl next door, Vanilla. Due to her family's poverty and her father's ill health, Vanilla works in a nightclub owned by Shawqui. Things become complicated when she discovers an affair between her mother Arwah and the owner of the nightclub." -- Container.
DVD
1953
Clemons (Stacks)
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Al-Wisādah Al-Khālīyah: The Empty Pillow

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Two young college students, Salah and Samihah, fall in love and when their families don't support them they find marry others with tragic results. Salah realizes after it is too late that he loves his dying wife. Takes place in the protected society of 1950s Egypt.
DVD
1957
Clemons (Stacks)
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24 Sāʻat Ḥubb

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In this comedy three navy officers on a 24 hour pass go home to their wives, but since their wives doubt their loyalty instead of being welcomed they are ignored. Later on the wives are shown to be wrong and they forgive their husbands--who get another 24 hours vacation.
DVD
 
Clemons (Stacks)
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Al-Sullam Wa-Al-Thuʻbān

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A romantic comedy about about a divorced man and the woman he falls in love with.
DVD
2005; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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Awwal Marrah Tuḥibb: First Time to Fall in Love

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The film is about a famous actress who leaves angrily in the middle of her new film's premiere. Being angry and drunk, she drivers her car too fast and got chased by the policeman who stopped her to see her driving license. Finding that she's his favorite actress, the policeman asks her for a picture but she asks him to follow her home to give him the picture. At her home, things got hot and heavy between them under the influence of alcohol and from this point their lives turn upside down.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Ṣāyaʻ Baḥr: Beach Bum

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This comedy is about a young man, who like many young Egyptians, is going through the day to day struggle of being unemployed. He manages to get by with odd jobs here and there until he falls in love with a conservative girl who inspires him to build a more stable life.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Laylah Lā Tunsá

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A woman witnesses a murder and must testify in court, but on her way to do this she is kidnapped.
DVD
1978
Clemons (Stacks)
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Arwaʻ Aghānī Al-Zaman Al-Jamīl: Music From the Golden Era

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This collection contains musical scenes that define Egyptian cinema during its golden era. It brings together the legends of music in their most memorable cinematic appearances. It includes legends such as Om Kalthoum, Abdel Halim Hafez, Farid El Atrache, and many more.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Ismāʻīl Yāsīn Fī Ḥarām ʻalayk

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The famous comedian Ismail Yassin is about a mad scientist who wants to take Ismail's brain to bring a mummy back to life. A hilarious classic that features a mummy, a werewolf, Frankenstein and a vampire all together in one film.
DVD
2004; 1953
Clemons (Stacks)
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Al-Bāb Al-Maftūḥ: The Open Door

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A woman in college struggles against her father's traditional ways as he tries to arrange her marriage to a man of his choosing. The July 22 revolution in 1952 increases her chance of escape.
DVD
2004; 1963
Clemons (Stacks)
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Danānīr

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Set during the time of the Arabian Nights around the singer Dananeer who has a divine voice who's taken from the simple Bedouin desert life to the decadence and intrigues of the palaces. The songs performed in this film are regarded by critics as one of the highlights in her singing career.
DVD
1940
Clemons (Stacks)
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Al-Raṣāṣah Lā Tazālu Fī Jaybī

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In this allegorical film, Fatma, who symbolizes Egypt, is degraded and humiliated following the Six Day War in 1967. Her cousin, Muhammad, then takes revenge on her tormentors, helping her to regain her dignity.
DVD
2000; 1974
Clemons (Stacks)
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Kalimat Sharaf

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Dramatic work about a man called "Sālim" who was arrested by mistake in a crime. His brother-in-law was involved in an affair with a young woman who got pregnant. "Sālim" didn't tell his wife about what happened and he took the young woman to a doctor to do an abortion but she died during the operation. "Sālim" and the doctor were arrested and went to jail. "Sālim" didn't tell the truth to his wife who thought that he had the affair with the young woman. After a while "Sālim" heard that his wife was very sick. He tried to escape many times but failed. When he knew that his wife was going to die, Sālim begged the commissioner of the jail to give him a chance to see his wife before she died.
DVD
2004; 1972
Clemons (Stacks)
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Baʻīdan ʻan Al-Arḍ

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An Egyptian woman scientist marries her colleague at work but soon finds him in their bed with another woman. After divorcing him she takes a cruise to Tunisia to visit her brother and meets a man on the ship.
DVD
2002; 1976
Clemons (Stacks)
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Bi-Dūn Zawāj Afḍal: Better Off Single

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"The film is about two love stories, both leading [to] a happy ending. When the love story between Iman and Salah goes wrong and they break up, with a broken heart, she decides to move out of the city with her brother Hossam who meets a famous actress and decides to marry her; while Iman finds her everlasting love with Sherif and decides to marry him"--Container.
DVD
2004; 1978
Clemons (Stacks)
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Udhkurīnī: Remember Me

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"This film, based on the novel by the great writer Youssef El Sebaii (Bayn El Atlal), is the best cinematic adaptation of this timeless story. It stars Faten Hamama and Salah Zulficar and is directed by the great Ezzedin Zulficar. A great love story about a romance that is passed on from one generation to the next" -- Container.
DVD
2004; 1978
Clemons (Stacks)
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Ismāʻīl Yāsīn Ṭarazān: Ismail Yassin Tarzan

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A comedy about a rich man who dies and leaves a large fortune. He puts a condition in his will that no one in the family can take his money unless they find his son who was lost in the jungle. Two of the family members go to the jungle to look for him. After a while they find him but he is acting like the animals and calls himself "Tarzan". The family members take him and his friend the monkey "Shītā" with them to Egypt. Tarzan falls in love with a girl from the family. At the end Tarzan and his sweetheart go back to the jungle to live.
DVD
2004; 1958
Clemons (Stacks)
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Makān Lil-Ḥubb: Place for Love

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"The film is about Salwa, a beautiful young girl married to a businessman as old as her father, and Medhat, a young man married to an elderly woman; both believed that money would bring them serenity and happiness. As the film goes on, they realize they were wrong and that serenity and happiness are achieved through peace of mind; and through living with someone who would sincerely loves them"--Container.
DVD
2004; 1977
Clemons (Stacks)
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Ṣāyaʻ Baḥr: Beach Bum

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This comedy is about a young man, who like many young Egyptians, is going through the day to day struggle of being unemployed. He manages to get by with odd jobs here and there until he falls in love with a conservative girl who inspires him to build a more stable life.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)