Tag: Ezzat El Alaili

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Al-Ard aka The Earth (1969)

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On September 7, 2010
Youssef Chahine’s adaptation of Marxist writer `Abd al-Rahman al-Sharqawi’s 1953 novel, set in the 1930s, is an epic chronicle of life in a rural Egyptian village. The main plot concerns the unsuccessful attempts of the villagers to retain their access to water. Told that they can only irrigate their land a few days a month, […]
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