Ard al-Salam

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Ard al-Salam
أرض السلام
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Omar Sharif and Faten Hamama in Ard al-Salam
Directed by Kamal El Sheikh
Produced by Helmy Halim
Written by Ali El Zorkani
Helmy Halim
Starring Faten Hamama
Omar Sharif
See cast below
Music by Muhamed Elmogi
Cinematography Mahmoud Nasr
Release date
Country Egypt
Language Arabic

Ard al-Salam About this sound listen  (Arabic: أرض السلام‎‎, English: Land of Peace) is a 1957 Egyptian war/drama film directed by the Egyptian film director Kamal El Sheikh. It starred Omar Sharif and Faten Hamama. In this film, most of the characters speak Palestinian Arabic.


The film takes place in Palestine and portrays the lives of freedom fighters trying to free their village from the control of the Israelis. Ahmed (Omar Sharif) is an Egyptian freedom fighter who ends up in this village. There, he meets Salma, a girl from the village. Together they try to save the Palestinians and always escape danger. Their friendship evolves into a love relationship and they marry each other.



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