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Duʻāʼ al-karawān (1959)
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DVD/PAL 003 226
Title:
Duʻāʼ al-karawān
Alternate titles:
Nightingale's prayer
Curlew's call
Originally produced:
1959
Format:
DVD
Summary:
Two sisters are forced by their uncle to work as servants after the death of their father. One was sent to an engineer's house, where she was taken advantage of by the engineer. As punishment, the uncle kills the girl. The other sister then takes it upon herself to exact revenge, and also went to work at the engineer's house. She refuses his advances and decides to leave. Her uncle, however, tries to kill her but is unsuccessful when the engineer sacrifices his life to save hers.
Credits:
intāj Aflām Barakāt ; qiṣṣat Ṭah Ḥusayn ; sināriyū Barakāt ; Yūsuf Jawhar.
Publication:
Cairo, Egypt : Founoon Distribution, c2002.
Languages:
In Arabic with English and French subtitles.
Details:
1 disc (ca. 126 min.) : sound, black & white
Screenwriter(s):
Jawhar, Yūsuf
Cast:
Fātin Ḥamāmah, Aḥmad Maẓhar, Zahrat al-ʻUlā.
Production:
Cinematography, Waḥīd Farīd ; music, Andrīyah Rāydir.
Notes:
Based on the novel by Taha Hussein.
Originally released as a motion picture by Sharikat Dūlār Fīlm, al-Qāhirah, 1959.
Special features: filmographies ; trailer.
Subjects:
Ḥusayn, Ṭāhā, 1889-1973 Film adaptations.
Revenge Drama.
Love Drama.
Man-woman relationships Drama.
Motion pictures, Egyptian.
Genre:
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: PAL
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Film adaptations
Year: 1950s
Spoken language: Arabic
Subtitles: English
Subtitles: French
Title: Duʻāʼ al-karawān
Actor: Ḥamāmah, Fātin
Actor: Maẓar, Aḥmad
Screenplay: Adaptations
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: Yes