Saturday, November 10, 2012

The Rain Stopped جفت الامطار (Shukry Sarhan) - (1964) Egyptian one-sheet

The Rain Stopped

(1964) - (Shukry Sarhan) Egyptian one-sheet

Plot Summary: In this film by Sayed Essa the people in a coastal village found themselves in a dilemma when they were evicted from their lands to make way a new project and had to move to new land to prepare for residence there. The emigrants included Awad and his sister Henia. Life on the new land was not easy for the land they were to cultivate was salty and it was not possible to cultivate it until after this problem was corrected. Some people decided to go back where they came from but others decided to remain and face the problems. The land began to germinate too slowly and during this experience Henia sensed that Hassan was interested in her; during the first planting he asked her brother for her hand. They married but Awad felt that because of his sister's marriage he would have to live alone. However to his own surprise he married Amina and she lived with him.

Cast and crew: Sayed Essa, Raafat El-Mihi, Abdalla El-Tokhy, Shukry Sarhan, Samiha Ayyoub, Naima Wasfy, Soheir El-Morshidy, Shafik Noureddin, Abdel Moneim Bahnassy, Abdalla El-Tokhy

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