Among the Ruins
|Among the Ruins|
|Directed by||Ezzel Dine Zulficar|
|Produced by||Ezzel Dine Zulficar|
|Written by||Youssef El Sebai|
Ezzel Dine Zulficar
|Edited by||Albert Naguib|
|November 17, 1959|
Among the Ruins (Egyptian Arabic: بين الأطلال, translit. Bain El Atlal) is a 1959 Egyptian romance film starring Faten Hamama and Emad Hamdy. The film is directed by the Egyptian film director Ezzel Dine Zulficar and based on a novel written by Youssef El Sebai. Hamama received an award for her performance and the film was listed in the top 150 Egyptian films in 1996.
Faten Hamama plays Mona a university student who falls in love with her professor, Mahmoud (Emad Hamdy), who is also a gifted writer. Mahmoud proposes to Mona but her mother refuses and Mona marries another man and leave Egypt. Years later after she returns to Egypt, Mona visits a sick Mahmoud in a hospital. Mahmoud expresses his love to Mona as he lies in his deathbed.
- "Bain el Atlal" (in Arabic). Faten Hamama's official website. Retrieved 2007-04-04.
- بين الأطلال (in Arabic). Arabic Movies. Archived from the original on May 25, 2004. Retrieved 2007-04-04. Italic or bold markup not allowed in:
- Fahim, Joseph (February 13, 2007). "The 12 Greatest Romantic Movies of All Time". Daily Star. Archived from the original on 2011-07-08. Retrieved 2007-04-04.
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