Sad Song of Touha

Direction
Year 
1971
Country
  • Egypt 
Duration
12min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

Playing with the poetry that offers image and cinema, Atteyat al-Abnoudi films performers and acrobats in the streets of Cairo. In doing so, she pays tribute to street performances, giving back its letters of nobility to a marginalized and downgraded popular art.

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  • Original title
    Ughniyat Touha al-Hazina
  • Direction
  • DOP
    Kamal Mahgoup
  • Editing
    Emal Abdelaileem
  • Sound
    Magdy Eletriby
  • Duration
    12 min (1-15 min.)
  • Year
    1971
  • Country
    • Egypt
  • Colour
    • Black & White

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