Bibliotheca Alexandrina's 100 Greatest Egyptian Films

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina’s 100 Greatest Egyptian Films is a list compiled in November 2006 by a committee formed by Bibliotheca Alexandrina, which includes Ahmed El Hadari as the committee head, with the membership of Samir Farid and Kamal Ramzi.[1][2][3][4]

List breakdownEdit

 
Salah Abu Seif
 
Youssef Chahine

Full listEdit

Title Director Year
The White Rose (Al-Warda Al-Bida) Mohamed Karim 1933
Song of Hope (Nasheed Al Amal) Ahmed Badrakhan 1937
Salama is Okay (Salama fi Kheir) Niazi Mustafa 1937
Lasheen Fritz Kramp 1938
Othman and Ali (Othman wi Ali) Togo Mizrahi 1939
The Will (Al Azima) Kamal Selim 1939
Love and Revenge (Gharam wa Intiqam) Youssef Wahbi 1944
The Black Market (Al Souq Al Sawdaa) Kamel El-Telmissani 1945
Antar and Abla (Antar wi Abla) Niazi Mustafa 1945
Woman's Play (Li'bit Al-Sit) Walieddin Sameh 1946
Public Prosecutor (Al Na'ib Al 'Aam) Ahmed Kamel Morsi 1946
The Flirtation of Girls (Gazal Al-Banat) Anwar Wagdi 1949
Mustafa Kamel Ahmed Badrakhan 1952
Immortal Song (Lahn Al Khuloud) Henri Barakat 1952
Raya and Sakina (Raya wa Skina) Salah Abu Seif 1953
The Blazing Sun (Siraa fi El Wadi) Youssef Chahine 1954
Miss Hanafi (Al Anisa Hanafi) Fateen Abdel Wahab 1954
Life or Death (Hayat Aw Mowt) Kamal El Sheikh 1954
Have a Good Day (Niharak Saïd) Fateen Abdel Wahab 1955
Our Sweet Days (Ayamna Al-Hilwa) Helmi Halim 1955
Al Mahabeel Alley (Darb Al Mahabeel) Tawfiq Saleh 1956
Anklet Ring (Ranit Al Khulkhal) Mahmoud Zulfikar 1956
Where is my Life? (Ayn Umri?) Ahmed Diaaeddin 1956
The Leech (Shabab Imraa) Salah Abu Seif 1956
Samara Hassan El-Seifi 1956
Inspector General (Al Mufatish Al'Aam) Helmi Rafla 1956
Crime and Punishment (Al Garima wa Al'Iqab) Ibrahim Imara 1957
The Tough (Al Fituwa) Salah Abu Seif 1957
I Don't Sleep (La Anam) Salah Abu Seif 1957
Tamr Henna Hussein Fawzi 1957
Cairo Station (Bab Al Hadeed) Youssef Chahine 1958
Woman on the Road (Imraa fil-Tareeq) Ezz El-Dine Zulficar 1958
Hassan and Naeema (Hassan wa Naeema) Henri Barakat 1959
Between Heaven and Earth (film) (Bein Al Samaa wal Ard) Salah Abu Seif 1959
The Nightingale's Prayer (Doaa Al Karawan) Henri Barakat 1959
Struggle in the Nile (Siraa fi El Nil) Atef Salem 1959
Men in the Storm (Rigal fi El Asifa) Hossameddin Mustafa 1960
The Beginning and The End (Bidaya wa Nihaya) Salah Abu Seif 1960
A Man in Our House (Fi Baytina Ragul) Henri Barakat 1961
Struggle of the Heroes (Siraa Al-Abtal) Tawfiq Saleh 1962
Chased by the Dogs (Al Lis wa Al Kilab) Kamal El Sheikh 1962
Salaadin the Victorious (Al Nasser Saleheddin) Youssef Chahine 1963
Mother of the Bride (Umm Al-Arousa) Atef Salem 1963
The Sin (Al Haram) Henri Barakat 1965
The Mountain (Al-Gabal) Khalil Shawqi 1965
Khan Al-Khalili Atef Salem 1966
The Postman (Al Boustaghi) Hussein Kamal 1968
The Holy Lantern (Qandil Umm Hashim) Kamal Attiya 1968
A Taste of Fear (Shai' min Al-Khowf) Hussein Kamal 1969
The Night of Counting the Years (Al-Mummiya) Shadi Abdel-Salam 1969
The Land (Al Ard) Youssef Chahine 1970
My Wife and the Dog (Zawgati wal-Kalb) Saïd Marzouq 1971
Watch Out for ZouZou (Khalli Balak min Zouzou) Hassan El-Imam 1972
Al-Sukariya Hassan El-Imam 1973
Night and Prison Bars (Leil wa Qudban) Ashraf Fahmi 1973
The Malatili Bath (Hamam Al-Malatili) Salah Abu Seif 1973
The Sparrow (Al-'Usfour) Youssef Chahine 1974
Children of Silence (Abnaa Al-Samt) Mohamed Radi 1974
Dawn's Visitor (Za'ir Al-Fagr) Mamdouh Shoukri 1975
I Want a Solution (Uridu Hallan) Saïd Marzouq 1975
Whom Should We Shoot? (Ala man Nutliq Al-Rasas) Kamal El-Sheikh 1975
El Karnak (Al-Karnak) Ali Badrakhan 1975
The Guilty (Al-Muzniboun) Saïd Marzouq 1976
Return of the Prodigal Son (Awdat Al-Ibn Al-Dal) Youssef Chahine 1976
Circle of Vengeance (Da'irat Al-Intiqam) Samir Seif 1976
The Waterbearer is Dead (Al-Saqa Matt) Salah Abu Seif 1977
The Wallet is with Me (Al-Mahfaza Mi'aya) Mohamed Abdel-Aziz 1978
Alexandria, Why? (Iskendriya Leih? ) Youssef Chahine 1979
Eyes that Never Sleep (Ouyoun La Tanam) Raafat El-Mihi 1981
Life is Bountiful (Arzaq ya Duniya) Nader Galal 1982
The Shame (Al-'Ar) Ali Abdel-Khaleq 1982
Bus Driver (Sawwaq Al-Utoubis) Atef El-Tayyeb 1983
The Advocate (Al-Afocato) Raafat El-Mihi 1984
So that the Smoke does not Fly Away
(Hata La Yatir Al-Dukhan)
Ahmed Yehia 1984
The Collar and the Bracelet (Al-Towq wal-Uswura) Khairy Bishara 1986
The Hunger (Al-Gou' ) Ali Badrakhan 1986
The Innocent (Al-Bari') Atef El-Tayyeb 1986
Dreams of Hind and Camilia (Ahlam Hind wa Camilia) Mohamed Khan 1988
Bitter Day Sweet Day (Yom Mur Yom Hilw) Khairy Bishara 1988
Punch and Judy (Al-Aragoz) Hani Lashin 1989
The Escape (Al-Huroub) Atef El-Tayyeb 1991
All Quiet (Samaa’ Hos) Sherif Arafa 1991
The Kit Kat (Al-Kit Kat) Dawoud Abdel-Sayyed 1991
Ice-Cream in Gleam (Ice-Cream fi Gleam) Khairy Bishara 1992
Mercedes Yousry Nasrallah 1993
Three on the Road (Thalatha 'Ala Al-Tariq) Mohamed Kamel El-Qalyoubi 1993
Mr President's Visit (Ziyarat Al-Sayed Al-Ra'is) Munir Radi 1994
Cheap Flesh (Lahm Rikhis) Inas El-Deghidi 1995
O Life, My Beloved (Ya Dunia ya Gharami) Magdi Ahmed Ali 1996
Asphalt Devils (Afarit Al-Asphalt) Osama Fawzi 1996
The Sea Captain (Al-Qubtan) Sayed Said 1997
Date Wine ('Araq Al-Balah) Radwan El-Kashef 1999
Land of Fear (Ard Al-Khowf) Dawoud Abdel-Sayyed 2000
First Year in High School (Oula Thanawi) Mohamed Abu Seif 2001
Closed Doors (Al-Abwab Al-Mughlaqa) Atef Hatata 2001
A Citizen, a Police Detective and a Thief
(Muwatin wa Mukhbir wa Harami)
Dawoud Abdel-Sayyed 2001
Nights Vigil (Sahar Al-Layali) Hani Khalifa 2003
Best Times (Ahla Al-Awqat) Hala Khalil 2004
I Love Cinema (Bahib Al-Sima) Osama Fawzi 2004
The Yacoubian Building (Imarat Yaqoubiyan) Marwan Hamed 2006

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Top 100". Al Ahram Weekly.
  2. ^ "Celebrating 100 years of cinema". Euromed Audiovisuel. Archived from the original on 6 October 2017. Retrieved 5 October 2017.
  3. ^ "مكتبة الإسكندرية توثّق 100 من أبرز أفلام السينما المصرية" (in Arabic). Al Jarida.
  4. ^ "أهم مئة فيلم في تاريخ السينما المصرية . النقاد يختارون الشرائط التي أسعدت الملايين" (in Arabic). Al-Hayat newspaper.[permanent dead link]

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