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Alexandria-- why? = Iskanderiya-- leh?

Author: Yūsuf ShāhīnMohsen ZayedEzzat El AlailFarid ShawqiGerry SundquistAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Fox Lorber Films : Distributed by Winstar TV & Video, [2000], ©1979.
Series: World class cinema collection.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : ArabicView all editions and formats
Summary:
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.
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Genre/Form: Motion pictures, Egyptian
Autobiographical films
Drama
Feature films
Biography Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Yūsuf Shāhīn; Mohsen Zayed; Ezzat El Alail; Farid Shawqi; Gerry Sundquist; Misr International Films.; Algeria. Wizārat al-Anbāʼ.; Fox Lorber Films.; WinStar TV and Video (Firm)
ISBN: 157252880X 9781572528802
OCLC Number: 45047148
Language Note: In Arabic, with English subtitles.
Notes: "The first chapter of Chaine's Alexandria trilogy"--Container.
Credits: Music, Foad el Zaheri ; sound, Nasri Abd el Nour ; costume design, Ahmed Kasar ; production management, Abd el Hamid Daoud ; editor, Rachida Abd el Salam ; cinematography, Mohsen Nasr.
Performer(s): Ezzat el Alail, Farid Shawqi, Gerry Sundquist, Mohsen Mohiedine, Mohsena Tawfik, Naglaa Fathi.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 133 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: World class cinema collection.
Other Titles: Iskanderiya-- leh?
Responsibility: a production of Misr International Films & Algerian Television ; produced and directed by Youssef Chahine ; written by Youssef Chaine and Mohsen Zayed.

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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.

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