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ALEXANDRIA... WHY?

Iskanderia... lih?

Directed by Youssef Chahine
Egypt, Algeria, 1979
Drama

Synopsis

“Yahia”, a young man living in the cosmopolitan Alexandria during World War II. Between his dreams, which up to Hollywood, and constraints of his life in the middle class, wondering where all new meaning to life amid the horrors of war and life pain.

Synopsis

“Yahia”, a young man living in the cosmopolitan Alexandria during World War II. Between his dreams, which up to Hollywood, and constraints of his life in the middle class, wondering where all new meaning to life amid the horrors of war and life pain.

Alexandria... Why?Directed byYoussef Chahine

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
1979 | 2 wins including: Special Jury Prize (Silver Berlin Bear)

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