Youssef Chahine

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British Film Institute, 2002 M01 26 - 240 pages
A discussion of the frequently controversial film maker Youssef Chahine. The book aims to illuminate Chahine's work in the context of modern Egyptian culture and its tumultuous post-war history and how such films as Cairo Station (1958) dramatized the dilemmas of ordinary Egyptians.

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Formative Years
22
Z Chronicle of Chahines Career and its Context
37
Copyright

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Ibrahim Fawal is a full time writer, teacher and novelist based in Birmingham, Alabama.

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