Omar Sharif and Faten Hamama in Ard al-Salam
|Directed by||Kamal El Sheikh|
|Produced by||Helmy Halim|
|Written by||Ali El Zorkani
See cast below
|Music by||Muhamed Elmogi|
Ard al-Salam listen (help·info) (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.
- Faten Hamama as Salma
- Omar Sharif as Ahmed
- Abdel Salam Al Nabulsy as Hamdan
- Tewfik El Dekn as Khalid
- Abdel Waress Assar as Mazen (Salma's father)
- Fakher Fakher as Abed
- Faida Kamel as neighbor and a singer
- Ehsan Sherif as Rukaya
- "Film summary" (in Arabic). Faten Hamama's official site. Retrieved 2007-02-01.
- "Film summary" (in Arabic). Adab wa Fan. Retrieved 2007-02-01.
- "Film summary" (in Arabic). AraMovies. Retrieved 2007-02-01.
- Land of Peace at the Internet Movie Database
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