Fiche Film
Cinéma/TV
COURT Métrage | 1991
Caire vu par Chahine (Le) | Al-Qahira menauwwara bi ahlaha
Youssef Chahine
Titre anglais : Cairo As Seen by Chahine
Pays concerné : Égypte
Réalisateur(s) : Youssef Chahine
Avec : Yousry Nasrallah
Durée : 22
Genre : société
Type : documentaire

Français

Le portrait d’une ville par un cinéaste passionnément plongé dans son passé, présent et futur.


de Youssef Chahine, Egypt, 1991 (22 mins, Couleur).

English

A portrait of a city by a filmmaker passionately engaged with its past, present, and future.


Chahine mixes documentary and fiction to create a portrait of Egypt’s bustling capital and a major center of the Arab world. The view of Cairo that emerges is a chaotic jumble of poverty, overcrowding, opulence and surging religious intolerance that results in a kaleidoscopic image recalling silent-era « city symphonies » and Fellini’s « Roma ».

Directed by Youssef Chahine.

Egypt 1991, 35mm, color, 22 min. Arabic with English subtitles


Source : http://hcl.harvard.edu/hfa/films/2009janfeb/chahine.html


FESTIVALS / AWARDS

2009 | African Film Festival – BAM-PAF (University of California, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive) | BERKELEY, Ca, United States | January 25, 2009 – February 22, 2009 | www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
* Selected [In Memory of Youssef Chahine (January 25, 1926-July 27, 2008)]

2009 | Harvard Film Archive | January 16-19, 2009 | http://hcl.harvard.edu/hfa/films/2009janfeb/chahine.html
* Selected – Youssef Chahine, the Cosmopolite of Egyptian Cinema