Friday Films: ‘The Water Carrier is Dead’ and ‘Land of Hypocrisy,’ Based on Novels by Yusuf al-Sibai

The 1977 film was directed by Salah Abu Seif and won “Best Film of the Year” from the Egyptian Film Association.

Source: Friday Films: ‘The Water Carrier is Dead’ and ‘Land of Hypocrisy,’ Based on Novels by Yusuf al-Sibai

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I cheated a little as this was reblogged on a Saturday rather than a Friday. Ah well. I’ve been meaning to watch more Arab/Egyptian movies and films to better my own Arabic (though I swear Egyptian Arabic is a language all on its own!). If you have to, you might want to check these two, and the others listed in the post, out!

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Friday Films: ‘The Water Carrier is Dead’ and ‘Land of Hypocrisy,’ Based on Novels by Yusuf al-Sibai