Mother of the Bride (1963 film)

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Mother of the Bride
Directed by Atef Salem
Produced by Naguib Khoury
Written by Abdel Hamid Gouda
Starring Taheyya Kariokka
Imad Hamdi
Cinematography Masud Isa
Release dates
  • 1963 (1963)
Running time
102 minutes
Country Egypt
Language Arabic

Mother of the Bride (Arabic: أم العروسة‎, translit. Omm el aroussa) is a 1963 Egyptian comedy film directed by Atef Salem.[1] The film was selected as the Egyptian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 37th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[2]

Plot[edit]

Zeinab and Hussein are the hard-working parents of a family in Cairo. One day, their daughter announces that she is getting married. When Zeinab and Hussein meet the groom's parents, the latter make a series of over-the-top demands for the wedding.

Cast[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Obituary: Atef Salem(1927-2002)". ahram.org. Retrieved 2011-11-05. 
  2. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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