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Shāhīn, Yūsuf

Works: 314 works in 656 publications in 7 languages and 4,278 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Interviews  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Actor, Scenarist, Film editor, Performer, Interviewee, Other, Producer, Author of dialog, Interviewer, Dedicatee, Composer, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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11'09"01 September 11 a film by Samīrā Makhmalbāf( visu )
22 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 413 libraries worldwide
Eleven film makers from different countries each contributed one short film, eleven minutes nine seconds and one frame long, as a reaction to the September 11 2001 World Trade Center tragedy. The film makers consist of Samira Makhmalbaf, Claude Lelouch, Youssef Chahine, Danis Tanovic, Idrissa Ouedraogo, Ken Loach, Alejandro Inarritu, Amos Gitai, Mira Nair, Sean Penn and Shohei Imamura
Bāb al-Ḥadīd Cairo Station ( visu )
13 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in Arabic and held by 281 libraries worldwide
A story of unrequited love amongst the working poor, set in a Cairo railroad station
Iskandarīyah līh? Alexandrie pourquoi? ( visu )
17 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in Arabic and English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
8-year-old Yehia retreats from the poverty, death and suffering all around him in World War II Egypt and dreams of one day becoming a Hollywood filmmaker. But after he falls in love and discovers the harsh truths behind the European occupation of his country, Yehia reassesses his identity and allegiances
Lumière et compagnie Lumière & company ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
To commemorate the Centennial of the Lumière Brothers' first motion picture, leading international filmmakers created their own one minute Lumière Film, using the restored original camera
Iskanderiya kaman wa kaman Alexandrie encore et toujours by Yūsuf Shāhīn( visu )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in Arabic and English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Yehia joins a hunger protest which has brought together the entire Eqyptian filmmaking industry. As the strikers increase their demands, Yehia becomes increasingly attracted to Amir, a young actor whose film career he launched. Soon, however, Yehia's obsession is replaced by his infatuation with Nadia, the lovely ingenue he has decided to cast in his next film
Le destin by Ognon Pictures( visu )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 177 libraries worldwide
In the 12th century Andalousie, the great Islamic philosopher known throughout Europe as Averroes, first council to the calife, is recognized for his wisdom, tolerance and fairness. But he must confront powerful adversaries who use Islam in their quest for absolute conquest
al-Dhakira La mémoire by Yūsuf Shāhīn( visu )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in Arabic and English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
In the middle of his own heart surgery, an Egyptian filmmaker remembers his life. In fact his old self, as a child, is accused of attempted murder of his new self. Through the metaphoric trial, we are drawn into his life in relation with the Egyptian revolution, his constant need for success, and the effect the American Dream has on him
The emigrant ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Arabic and held by 118 libraries worldwide
The Emigrant tells the epic biblical tale of Joseph, son of Jacob, from the Egyptian perspective. Ram, the Joseph character, is a dreamer and intellectual, bullied by his elder brothers. He dreams of leaving his family's nomadic life to study agriculture in Egypt, the hub of civilization. Sold into slavery by his brothers, Ram overcomes tough odds and manages to win the admiration of those around but at a price
L'autre The other ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in Arabic and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Adam, the son of a powerful Egyptian businessman and his American wife, a corrupt, domineering female industrialist, meets Hanane, an impoverished journalist. Unfortunately, Adam's mother will stop at nothing to get rid of Hanane. In the meantime, corruption is everywhere in Egypt, and Adam's rich parents and their friends in the government are at the heart of this system
Le destin by Yūsuf Shāhīn( visu )
26 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 68 libraries worldwide
When a disciple of 12th-century philosopher Averroes is burned at the stake for heresy, his young son Joseph journeys to Andalusia to study with his father's mentor. There he joins Averroes' disciples uniting against an evil sheik intent upon destroying the philosopher's work
Al-Ard ( visu )
10 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in Arabic and held by 63 libraries worldwide
In a small village in Egypt peasants encounter problems in getting enough water to irrigate their fields and struggle against the local landowner, who decides to appropriate part of their land to build a road to his new estate
September 11 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Eleven filmmakers from eleven countries reflect on the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in short films each lasting 11 minutes, 9 seconds and 1 frame. Samīrā Makhmalbāf presents a female teacher, at an Afghani refugee camp in Iran, organizing the children for a minute's silence; meanwhile the adults express fears of an American bombardment. Claude Lelouch presents the tale of a World Trade Center tour guide who is on the verge of a breakup with his deaf girlfriend when the terrorist attacks occur. Yūsuf Shāhīn presents a young American soldier who comes to haunt a famous film producer and they engage in a highly conflicted dialogue. Danis Tanovič presents the women of Srebrenica (a town where thousands of Bosnian Muslim men and boys were massacred Serbs on July 11, 1995) continuing their monthly protests, despite the September 11th terrorist attacks. Idrissa Ouedraogo presents a young boy in Burkina Faso on the trail of a man he believes to be Osama Bin Laden. Ken Loach's presents a Chilean refugee who offers his condolences to the American victims; he then, in an open letter, describes the CIA-sponsored coup d'ťat of September 11, 1973, which installed the dictatorship of General Pinochet. Alejandro Gonzl̀ez Iñàrritu presents flashes of images of bodies falling from the World Trade Center, accompanied by chanting. Amos Gitaï presents a preening television news journalist enraged that her report about a Palestinian bombing in Tel Aviv will not be broadcast because of late breaking news about the attacks. Mira Nair presents a New York Muslim suspected of being a terrorist, but who is actually a heroic rescue worker. Sean Penn presents a lonley widower who lives in an apartment that is shaded by the World Trade Center. Shōhei Imamura presents a Japanese soldier who returns home from fighting in World War II. He is convinced that he is a snake, and he refuses to eat anything other than live rats
Al-massir Le destin by Yūsuf Shāhīn( visu )
2 editions published in 1998 in Arabic and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Au XIIème siècle en Andalousie, le philosophe Averroès premier conseiller du calife, est reconnu pour sa sagesse, sa tolérance et son équité. Mais il doit faire face à des adversaires qui utilisent l'Islam dans leur quête de pouvoir absolu. Ces derniers, à la tête d'une secte fondamentaliste, parviennent à enrôler l'un des deux fils du calife. Leur emprise s'affermissant, ils obtiennent la destitution d'Averroès et la condamnation par "fatwa" à l'autodafé de son oeuvre
September 11 ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
This videodisc presents a collection of films from around the world that show the effects of the events of September 11, 2001
al-Muhājir L'emigré ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Retelling of the epic biblical story of Joseph, son of Jacob, from the Egyptian perspective. Ram (the Joseph character) is sold into slavery by his envious brothers, but his wit and resourcefulness help him rise in the court of Thebes
al-Nāṣir Ṣalāḥ al-Dīn ( visu )
11 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in Arabic and held by 34 libraries worldwide
"In the 12th century, Saladin, Sultan of Egypt and Syria, united Arabs across North Africa and Western Asia against the crusading Christians. After defeating Richard the Lionhearted, the legendary Saladin pledges that Arab Jerusalem will remain open to all pilgrims, whatever their religion"--Container
Adieu Bonaparte by Yūsuf Shāhīn( visu )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 32 libraries worldwide
"Avide de puissance et de gloire, Bonaparte entame la campagne d'Egypte. Loin de ces preoccupations guerrieres, Caffarelli, l'un de ses generaux, part a la decouverte de ce pays et de son ame. Il va s'opposer a l'action exclusivement destructrice de Bonaparte
Le Sixième Jour by Yūsuf Shāhīn( visu )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 30 libraries worldwide
"Le Caire 1947: l'épidémie de choléra bat son plein. La belle lavandière Saddika vit avec son mari paralytique et son petit fils Hassan dans un sous-sol. Elle rêve du prince charmant et fréquente assidûment les cinémas. Un jour Hassan ramène à la maison Okka, le séduisant montreur de singes, qui découvre facilement la femme dans la mère sacrifiée. Mais Hassan est atteint par la terrible maladie et Saddika mettra tout en oeuvre pour sauver son petit-fils."
Le destin : scénario by Yūsuf Shāhīn( Book )
5 editions published in 1997 in French and English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
A l'occasion de son 33e long métrage, Youssef Chahine aborde le thème de la tolérance à travers l'histoire de la vie du philosophe andalou Averroes. Avec ce film, il obtint le prix du cinquantième Festival de Cannes 1997 pour l'ensemble de son oeuvre. Le scénario est suivi d'un entretien avec le cinéaste réalisé par T. Jousse
Al-Nasir Salad al-Din Saladin ( visu )
3 editions published in 2010 in Arabic and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Saladin unites the Arab nation, liberates Jerusalem from its European captors, and defeats the venal and treacherous Crusaders. The love interest subplot finally sees the union of a female Crusader and Saladin's Christian Arab lieutenant
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Alternative Names
Chahine, Youcef
Chahine, Youssef
Chahine, Youssef 1926-2008
Chahine, Youssef Gabriel, 1926-2008
Shāhīn, Yūsuf.
Shahin, Yusuf 1926-2008
Youssef Chahine
شاهىن، ىوسف.
شاهين، يزسف
شاهين، يوسف
يوسف شاهين، 1926-2008
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