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Shuhaddaa El Gharam

Alternative title
Romeo and Juliet
Synopsis
Feature film. An Egyptian version of Romeo and Juliet. Selim takes the substance of Shakespeare’s play and reworks it as a contemporary story of Egyptian life.
Language
Arabic (Egypt)
Country
Egypt
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of release
1942
Duration
c90
Availability
No archive copy found (2006)

Credits

Director
Kamal Selim
Cast
Ibrahim HamoudaRomeo
Leila MouradJuliet

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Advertised in the ‘Walking Shadows’ season at the National Film Theatre, London 5 October 1994 but not shown.

Production Company

Name

Films et Nil

Address
Egypt

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