<i>Darb al Mahabil (Fools’ Alley)</i>. 1955. Egypt. Directed by Tawfik Saleh
  • Fools’ Alley

    1955. Egypt. Tawfik Saleh. 95 min.

Sunday, May 20, 2012, 1:00 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1

  • Fools’ Alley

    1955. Egypt. Directed by Tawfik Saleh. With Berlanty Abdel Hamid, Shukry Sarhan, Hassan El Baroudi. A particularly successful early take on new style of Egyptian realism, Saleh’s debut film—and his most popular—concerns a young man who is saving up to marry his boss’s daughter. But when the money becomes available, thanks to a winning lottery ticket, the neighborhood is turned upside-down, revealing everyone’s true colors. In Arabic; English subtitles. 95 min.

In the Film exhibition Mahfouz at the Movies

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