Search results for "Youssef Chahine"


Cairo as Told by Youssef Chahine (1991)

This concise masterpiece began as a commission by French TV for the news series Envoyé spécial. By filming Cairo with his unique sense of artistic digression, Chahine ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Youssef Chahine
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11'09"01 September 11 (2002)

11 directors show their view on the terrorist attacks on the world trade center in New York.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Sean Penn  •  Alejandro González Iñárritu  •  Shôhei Imamura  •  Ken Loach  •  Amos Gitai  •  Danis Tanović  •  Mira Nair  •  Samira Makhmalbaf  •  Youssef Chahine  •  Idrissa Ouedraogo
CAST:  Ernest Borgnine  •  Maryam Karimi  •  Emmanuelle Laborit  •  Jérôme Horry

Lumière and Company (1995)

40 international directors were asked to make a short film using the original Cinematographe invented by the Lumière Brothers, working under conditions similar to those of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Lynch  •  Spike Lee  •  James Ivory  •  Andrei Konchalovsky  •  Liv Ullmann  •  Peter Greenaway  •  Lasse Hallström  •  Bigas Luna  •  Gabriel Axel  •  Merzak Allouache  •  Patrice Leconte  •  Cédric Klapisch  •  Costa-Gavras  •  Michael Haneke  •  Theo Angelopoulos  •  Wim Wenders  •  Fernando Trueba  •  John Boorman  •  Claude Miller  •  Raymond Depardon  •  Abbas Kiarostami  •  Alain Corneau  •  Zhang Yimou  •  Claude Lelouch  •  Lucian Pintilie  •  Arthur Penn  •  Vicente Aranda  •  Jacques Rivette  •  Helma Sanders-Brahms  •  Youssef Chahine  •  Régis Wargnier  •  Francis Girod  •  Idrissa Ouedraogo  •  Jerry Schatzberg  •  Hugh Hudson  •  Ismail Merchant  •  Gaston Kaboré  •  Jaco Van Dormael  •  Sarah Moon  •  Nadine Trintignant  •  Yoshishige Yoshida
CAST:  Jeffe Alperi  •  Romane Bohringer  •  Bruno Ganz  •  Ticky Holgado

Salladin the Victorious (1963)

Saladin, the first sultan of Egypt and Syria, leads the Muslim military campaign against the invading Christians from Europe during the Third Crusade.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Youssef Chahine
CAST:  Ahmed Mazhar  •  Hamdy Gheith  •  Mohamed Abdel Gawadwr  •  Tewfik El Dekn

Cairo Station (1958)

Kinawi, a physically challenged peddler who makes his living selling newspapers in the central Cairo train station, is obsessed by Hannouma, an attractive young woman who ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Youssef Chahine
CAST:  Farid Shawqi  •  Hind Rostom  •  Youssef Chahine  •  Hassan el Baroudi

An Egyptian Story (1982)

Acclaimed actor Nour El Cherif here plays Egyptian filmmaker Yehia Mourad some thirty years after we last see him in "Alexandria, Why?" Though successful in his work, Yehia ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Youssef Chahine
CAST:  Oussama Nadir  •  Mohsen Mohieddin  •  نور الشريف  •  يسرا

Farewell to Your Love (1957)

Horeya, the nurse is trying to help the patient Ahmed get out of his emotional shock.  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION:  Youssef Chahine
CAST:  Farid Al Atrache  •  Shadia

Sayedat al-Qitar (1952)

Directed by Youssef Chahine.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Youssef Chahine
CAST:  Yehia Chahine  •  Betty Francine  •  Emad Hamdy

The Sixth Day (1986)

Egypt, 1947: in the midst of a cholera outbreak. A washerwoman tries to take care of her family, while at the same time resisting the advances of a charming suitor who's half ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Youssef Chahine
CAST:  Dalida  •  Mohsen Mohieddin  •  Chewikar

The return of the prodigal son (1976)

In this Andre Gide adaptation, an activist is released after many years in prison and returns home, shaking up established relationships among his family members at the farm ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Youssef Chahine
CAST:  Mahmoud El-Meliguy  •  Hoda Soltan  •  Shukry Sarhan  •  Soheir El-Morshidy




Jamila, the Algerian (1958)

Jamila, an Algerian girl who loves her homeland, joins the nationalist movement to liberate her country from French occupation. Based on the life of Djamila Bouhired, who was ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Youssef Chahine
CAST:  Magda  •  Ahmed Mazhar  •  Salah Zulfikar  •  Rushdy Abaza

Forever Yours (1959)

Directed by Youssef Chahine.  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Youssef Chahine
CAST:  Mahmoud El-Meliguy  •  Nadia Lutfi  •  Ahmed Ramzy

Al Asfour (1972)

Set shortly before and during the Six Day War in June of 1967, The Sparrow follows a young police officer stationed in a small village in Upper Egypt whose inhabitants suffer ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Youssef Chahine
CAST:  Salah Kabil  •  Ali El Scherif  •  Mahmoud El-Meliguy  •  Mohsena Tewfik

Alexandria: Again and Forever (1990)

Set in 1987 against the backdrop of a hunger strike by the Egyptian film industry, Chahine himself steps in to play Yehia, the famed Egyptian director whose life is chronicled ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Youssef Chahine
CAST:  Youssef Chahine  •  Hussein Fahmy  •  Taheya Cariocca  •  يسرا

Alexandria... Why? (1979)

Set against the panoramic backdrop of war-torn Egypt, director Youssef Chahine tells a highly personal tale of love and determination. Amid the poverty, death and suffering ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Youssef Chahine
CAST:  Naglaa Fathy  •  Mahmoud El-Meliguy  •  Farid Shawqi  •  Ezzat El Alaili

Alexandria... New York (2004)

An enthralling look at the relationship between America and the Arab World from an Arab perspective. It tells the story of Yehia, a renowned Egyptian filmmaker whose life has ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Youssef Chahine
CAST:  Mahmoud Hemida  •  Ahmed Yehia  •  يسرا اللوزي  •  Youssra

The Other (1999) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Adam is the son of a wealthy Egyptian-American family who is studying at UCLA and returns home for a brief vacation. Upon his arrival he meets beautiful reporter Hanane, with ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Foreign • Romance
DIRECTION:  Youssef Chahine
CAST:  Hanan Tork  •  Hany Salama  •  nabila ebeid  •  محمود حميدة

Destiny (1997) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Jan 2000

The story is set in the 12th century in Arab-ruled Spanish province Andalusia, where famed philosopher Averroes is appointed grand judge by the caliph and his liberal court ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History
DIRECTION:  Youssef Chahine
CAST:  Laila Eloui  •  Mohamed Mounir  •  Khaled El Nabawy  •  Seif El Dine

Adieu Bonaparte (1985)

This big-budget historical epic from acclaimed Egyptian director Youssef Chahine features a crazed turn by Patrice Chereau as Napoleon Bonaparte. The film, an Egyptian-French ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War
DIRECTION:  Youssef Chahine
CAST:  Michel Piccoli  •  Mohsen Mohieddin  •  Patrice Chéreau  •  Mohsena Tewfik

The Land (1969) RT 65% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Aug 2016

Adapted from Abdel Rahman Al-Sharqawi's well-known novel of the same name, this classic film by Egyptian master Youssef Chahine was eight years in the making. Chronicling a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Youssef Chahine
CAST:  Hamdy Ahmed  •  Yehia Chahine  •  Ezzat El Alaili  •  Tewfik El Dekn