Alexandria... Why?

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Alexandria... Why?
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Film poster
Directed byYoussef Chahine
Produced byYoussef Chahine
Written byYoussef Chahine
Mohsen Zayed
StarringAhmed Zaki
CinematographyMohsen Nasr
Edited byRashida Abdel Salam
Release date
  • 1979 (1979)
Running time
133 minutes
CountryEgypt
LanguageArabic

Alexandria... Why? (Egyptian Arabic: إسكندرية ليه‎, translit. Iskanderija... lih?) is a 1979 Egyptian drama film directed by Youssef Chahine. It was entered into the 29th Berlin International Film Festival, where it won the Silver Bear - Special Jury Priz.[1] The film was selected as the Egyptian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 52nd Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[2] The film portraits the early life of the director in his home city, Alexandria.

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  1. ^ "Berlinale 1979: Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Retrieved 14 August 2010.
  2. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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