Struggle in the Pier
|Sira` Fi al-Mina
صراع في الميناء
Sira` Fi al-Mina poster
|Directed by||Youssef Chahine|
|Produced by||Gabriel Telhamy|
|Written by||Youssef Chahine
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Sira` Fi al-Mina listen (help·info) (Arabic: صراع في الميناء, English: Struggle in the Pier, but also titled Obscure Waters in later releases, French: Les Eaux Noirs) is a 1956 Egyptian romance/crime/drama film directed by the acclaimed Egyptian film director Youssef Chahine. It starred Omar Sharif, Ahmed Ramzy, and Faten Hamama.
The film takes place in a port in Alexandria and focuses on the lives of some sailors. Hamidah (Faten Hamama) works in a ship and plans to marry her cousin, Ragab (Omar Sharif), but Ragab is forced to leave for a long period. While he was away, Hamidah falls in love with Mamdouh, a wealthy man. Ragab returns three years later to find her in a relationship with someone else. He fights for her and wins her back again and marries her.
- Faten Hamama as Hamidah
- Omar Sharif as Ragab
- Ferdoos Mohammed as Ragab's mother
- Ahmed Ramzy as Mamdouh
- Hussein Riad as Mamdouh's father
- "Film summary" (in Arabic). Faten Hamama's official site. Retrieved 2007-01-31.
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