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51 Ratings

CAIRO AS TOLD BY YOUSSEF CHAHINE

Al-qahira menauwwara bi Ahlaha

Directed by Youssef Chahine
Egypt, 1991
Short, Documentary

Synopsis

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 transformed this portrait of a city into the self-portrait of a filmmaker.

Synopsis

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 transformed this portrait of a city into the self-portrait of a filmmaker.

Cairo as Told by Youssef ChahineDirected byYoussef Chahine

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1991

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