Size: 46.5" x 60.5"
Condition: Folded, Near Mint
This is a 46.5" x 60.5" Egyptian poster for the 1985 Youssef Chahine film Adieu Bonaparte based on a screenplay by Youssef Chahine and Yousry Nasrallah and starring Michel Piccoli as Cafarelli. "The film relates the experiences of an Egyptian family during the occupation of Alexandria by Napoleon and his army, and the uneasy friendship between a young Egyptian poet and one of Bonaparte's advisers. The exigencies of a big budget co-production might have accounted for a diminution in the great Chahine's poetry and power, but there are some spectacular scenes and excellent performances, notably from [Patrice] Chereau as a fanatical Bonaparte." -
The Faber Companion to Foreign Films.
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