Saturday, March 11, 2017

The Cart Driver العربجي (Mahmoud Yassine) - (1983) Egyptian one-sheet

The Cart Driver (1983) - (Mahmoud Yassine) Egyptian one-sheet

This is a 27" x 39" Egyptian poster designed by Wahib Fahmy and al-Khad for the 1983 Ahmed Fouad film The Cart Driver AKA al-arbagy based on story, screeenplay and dialogue by Wahid Hamed. Cinematography was by Ibrahim Saleh and the poster art was by Wahib Fahmy and al-Khad. Plot Summary: The cart driver Sayed [Mahmoud Yassine] lived with his wife Fakiha [Shouweikar] and his children. He convinced the lottery ticket seller Shalabia [Maali Zayed] to sell him one so he could try his luck. He won 1000 pounds and decided to spend the money on an adventure. The people in the neighborhood were happy for him with the exception of Sheikh Nazir who said he was just going to waste the money in nightclubs. However this was too much money to gamble, so he used it to make a deal with a corrupt manipulator, whose betrayal he soon discovered when he lost the money. He told the police, they caught the criminal; then the cart driver went back home and continued living as before.

Cast and crew: Mahmoud Yassine, Younes Shalaby, Shouweikar, Maali Zayed, Ahmed Fouad, Bahgat Kamar, Nabil Badr, Zizi Mustafa, Ibrahim Saleh, Wahid Hamed, Samir Wahid, Farouk Youssef, Shawqy Shamekh, Mohammad Abo Hashih, Abdel Aziz Esa, Zizi Mustafa

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