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Alexandria, Again and Forever

Alexandria, Again and Forever

A Feature film by Youssef Chahine

Produced by Misr International Films, Paris Classics Productions

Release in France : 20/06/1990


    In the third and final film in director Youssef Chahine's Alexandria trilogy, the director plays Yehia, a filmmaker who joins in a hunger strike organized by technicians protesting the inequities of the Egyptian film industry. While struggling for better conditions for his fellow workers, Yehia also finds himself obsessed with both Amir (Amr Abdel-Guelil), a handsome young man he starred in one of his previous films, and Nadia (Yousra), a beautiful woman whom he hopes to use in his next film. The film walks a fine line between narrative and surrealism as Yehia tries to resolve his conflicting attitudes about love, sex, art, and politics.

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    Actors (5)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producers :

    Misr International Films, Paris Classics Productions

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    StudioCanal Films Limited

    Co-production :

    Arte France Cinéma

    French distribution :

    Les Acacias

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    Full credits (5)

    Executive Producers :

    Marianne Khoury, Humbert Balsan

    Director of Photography :

    Ramses Marzouk

    Music Composer :

    Mohamed Nouh

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Coproducer countries :

    France, Egypt

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    Nationality :

    50% French (France, Egypt)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 40 min

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