Bit of Fear, A [shay min al-khawf] (1969) - (Shadia) Egyptian film poster F, EX $45 *
Size: 27" x 39"
Condition: Folded Excellent
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This film was directed by Hussein Kamal based on a story
by Tharwat Abaza, with screenplay and dialogue by Sabry Ezzat; the
cinematography was done by Ahmed Khorshed; it is on Ahmad Al-Hadari's
2007 list of the 100 most important Egyptian films. The poster was
designed by Mohamed Hussein. Plot Summary: Atris the grandson became
the image of his grandfather in cruelty, violence, tyranny and crime.
He ruled the life of his village with the terror he imposed upon its
inhabitants. He had loved Fouada since she was a child but she
refused him after he came to resemble his grandfather in spirit and
action. Atris courted Fouada and asked her father for her hand in
marriage but Fouada refused the marriage. Her father feared Atris's
anger, and instead of announcing her refusal of the marriage he
announced her agreeent to it. Atris was overjoyed when he heard this
news, but Sheikh Ibrahim incited the people against Atris and his
gang, declaring that his marriage to Fouada had been cancelled.
Ignoring Atris's orders, Fouada allowed water to flow into the lands
of the farmers after he had denied it to them. The people defied
Atris and his gang and burned his mansion while he was in it.
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