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The Yacoubian Building

Omaret yakobean

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Directed by Marwan Hamed
Egypt, 2006
Drama, Comedy

Synopsis

The Yacoubian Building in Cairo, built in 1934 and named after the leader of the Armenian community, was long regarded as the last word in comfort and elegance. Based on a highly popular novel by Egyptian writer Alaa Al Aswani, this film portrays episodes in the lives of the people who live here.

Synopsis

The Yacoubian Building in Cairo, built in 1934 and named after the leader of the Armenian community, was long regarded as the last word in comfort and elegance. Based on a highly popular novel by Egyptian writer Alaa Al Aswani, this film portrays episodes in the lives of the people who live here.

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The Yacoubian BuildingDirected byMarwan Hamed

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
2006
São Paulo International Film Festival
2006 | Winner: Best Actor (International Jury Award)

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