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The Resource Iskandarīyah līh? : Alexandrie pourquoi?, Misr International Films ; de Youssef Chahine ; scénario, Youssef Chahine, Mohsen Zayed ; réalisateur, Youssef Chahine, (videorecording DVD)

Iskandarīyah līh? : Alexandrie pourquoi?, Misr International Films ; de Youssef Chahine ; scénario, Youssef Chahine, Mohsen Zayed ; réalisateur, Youssef Chahine, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Iskandarīyah līh? : Alexandrie pourquoi?
Title
Iskandarīyah līh?
Title remainder
Alexandrie pourquoi?
Statement of responsibility
Misr International Films ; de Youssef Chahine ; scénario, Youssef Chahine, Mohsen Zayed ; réalisateur, Youssef Chahine
Title variation
  • Alexandrie pourquoi?
  • Alexandria-- why?
  • Alexandria-- why?
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film distributor
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ara
  • eng
  • ara
  • ara
Summary
Amid the poverty, death and suffering caused by World War II, 18 year-old Yehia retreats into a private world of fantasy and longing. Obsessed with Hollywood, he dreams of one day studying filmmaking in America, but after falling in love and discovering the lies of European occupation, Yehia profoundly reevaluates his identity and allegiances
Member of
Cataloging source
BKL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Mohsen Nasr ; editor, Rashida Abdel Salam ; music, Fouad Elzahiry
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In Arabic with English subtitles; credits in Arabic and French
PerformerNote
Naglaa Fathi, Farid Chawky, Ezzat el Alayli, Mohsena Tawfik, Gerry Sundquist, Mohsen Mohiedine
Runtime
133
Series statement
  • Alexandria trilogy
  • World class cinema collection
Series volume
1
Technique
live action
Label
Iskandarīyah līh? : Alexandrie pourquoi?, Misr International Films ; de Youssef Chahine ; scénario, Youssef Chahine, Mohsen Zayed ; réalisateur, Youssef Chahine, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1979
  • Special features include: filmographies and awards; weblinks
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm45232002
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 133 min.)
Isbn
9781572528840
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
720917523323
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
FLV5233
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o45232002
  • (TMQ) o45232002
System details
DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Iskandarīyah līh? : Alexandrie pourquoi?, Misr International Films ; de Youssef Chahine ; scénario, Youssef Chahine, Mohsen Zayed ; réalisateur, Youssef Chahine, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1979
  • Special features include: filmographies and awards; weblinks
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm45232002
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 133 min.)
Isbn
9781572528840
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
720917523323
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
FLV5233
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o45232002
  • (TMQ) o45232002
System details
DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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