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The Land

The Land
  • 1969
  • Egypt
  • 130 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Youssef Chahine
  • Written by: Abderrahman Charkawi, Hassan Fuad
  • Cast: Hamdy Ahmed
  • Language: Arabic

This adaptation of Abdel Rahman al-Sharqawi's novel 'The Land' chronicles the problems faced by a small peasant village as it fights against the careless inroads of the large local landowner. An epic examination of feudalism in rural Egyptian regions.

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