The Sparrow

The Sparrow
  • 1972
  • Egypt / Algeria
  • 1h 55min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Youssef Chahine
  • Cast: Mahmoud el-Meliguy, Salah Kabil, Ali el Scherif

Chahine sketches a vision of life in contemporary Egypt against the backdrop of the Six Day War, at the centre of which are two young men - a reporter and a policeman - who begin a friendship as each confronts the legacy of his father.

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