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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The Formative Years
Z Chronicle of Chahines Career and its Context
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