Duʻāʼ al-karawān (1959)
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DVD/PAL 003 226
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.
intāj Aflām Barakāt ; qiṣṣat Ṭah Ḥusayn ; sināriyū Barakāt ; Yūsuf Jawhar.
Cairo, Egypt : Founoon Distribution, c2002.
In Arabic with English and French subtitles.
1 disc (ca. 126 min.) : sound, black & white
Fātin Ḥamāmah, Aḥmad Maẓhar, Zahrat al-ʻUlā.
Cinematography, Waḥīd Farīd ; music, Andrīyah Rāydir.
Based on the novel by Taha Hussein.
Originally released as a motion picture by Sharikat Dūlār Fīlm, al-Qāhirah, 1959.
Special features: filmographies ; trailer.
Ḥusayn, Ṭāhā, 1889-1973 Film adaptations.
Man-woman relationships Drama.
Motion pictures, Egyptian.