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Chafika et Metwali


Chafika and Metwali is a storied history that takes place in the early nineteenth century, at the time of the digging of the Suez Canal. It tells the story of a brother and sister that destiny separates and that one-day reencounter for a settling of old scores. At the time, all the young peasants were taken by force from their villages and sent to Suez to dig the Channel. Metwali undergoes this same fate and during his absence, misery plunges his sister into prostitution. She is chased away from the village and finds asylum in an ill reputed house (whorehouse).

  • Titre français
    Chafika et Metwali
  • Scénario
    Salah Jahine
  • Photo
    Abdel Halim Nasr et Mohsen Nasr
  • Montage
    Said el Cheikh
  • Musique
    Fouad al Zawaheri
  • Interprétation
    Souad Hosny, Ahmed Zaki, Mahmoud Abdel Aziz, Ahmed Mazhar
  • Prix obtenus
    Montgolfière d'Or F3C 1980

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