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Cairo Station (Bab el-Hadid)

  • 1958
  • Egypt
  • 90 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Youssef Chahine
  • Cast: Youssef Chahine, Hind Rustum, Farid Shawqi

An exploration of the notion that a station is the hub of all life, where disparate characters go about living and loving in a microcosm of society. One of the truly seminal Arabic films of the 20th century, from great Egyptian filmmaker Chahine.

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