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Shawqī, Farīd 1920-1998

Overview
Works: 180 works in 274 publications in 4 languages and 1,041 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film noir  History  Historical films  Social problem films  Romance films  War films  Prison films  Autobiographical films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Farīd Shawqī
 
Most widely held works by Farīd Shawqī
Bāb al-Ḥadīd = Cairo Station( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Arabic and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of unrequited love amongst the working poor, set in a Cairo railroad station
Iskandarīyah līh? = Alexandrie pourquoi? = Alexandria why?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in Arabic and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

18-year-old Yehia retreats from the poverty, death and suffering all around him in World War II Egypt and dreams of one day becoming a Hollywood filmmaker. But after he falls in love and discovers the harsh truths behind the European occupation of his country, Yehia reassesses his identity and allegiances
al-Karnak( Visual )

in Arabic and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look back at the tumultuous years after the 1952 Revolution in Egypt, focusing especially on the experiences of a group of politically-active college students
Bab al-Hadid( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in Arabic and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A smoldering tale of life among the poor who live in Cairo's railroad station
ʻAntar ibn Shaddād = Antar, the black prince( Visual )

2 editions published in 1961 in Arabic and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic story of Antar, whose father, a prince, rejected him since his mother was a slave. Antar constantly struggles both to be recognized by his father as a true prince and to win his true love, Abla
Wā Islāmāh( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Historic tale ... [of] when the Mamlouks ruled Egypt. The heir to their throne is chased out of the country by the invading Tartars and struggles to regain her throne, protect her country and find her long lost love."--Container
Kalimat sharaf( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in Arabic and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic work about a man called "Sālim" who was arrested by mistake in a crime. His brother-in-law had involoved in an affaire with a young woman and she was pregnant. "Sālim" didn't tell his wife about what happened and he took the young woman to a doctor to do an abortion but she died during the operation. "Sālim" and the doctor were arrested and went to jail. "Sālim" didn't tell the truth to his wife who thought that he had an affaire with the young woman. After a while "Sālim" knew that his wife was very sick. He tried to escape many times but he couldn't. When he knew that his wife was going to die, Sālim begged the commissioner of jail to give him a chance to see his wife before she die. The commissioner approved and gave Sālim two hours after the last one swore to come back to the jail. At the end Sālim told the truth to his wife before she died and came back to the jail by himself
Alexandria-- why? = Iskanderiya-- leh? by Yūsuf Shāhīn( Visual )

5 editions published in 2000 in Arabic and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

8-year-old Yehia retreats from the poverty, death and suffering all around him in World War II Egypt and dreams of one day becoming a Hollywood filmmaker. But after he falls in love and discovers the harsh truths behind the European occupation of his country, Yehia reassesses his identity and allegiances
El saqqa mat = Le porteur d'eau ... est mort( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in Arabic and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friendship develops between two men with contradictory world-views. One, a water-bearer whose wife died twenty years earlier, spends his days remembering her and mourning her loss. The other, a mortician, spends his life in the pursuit of worldly pleasures because he believes that death will end all enjoyment
Iskandarīyah līh? = Alexandrie pourquoi? by Yūsuf Shāhīn( Visual )

12 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in Arabic and English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first film in Chahine's Alexandria trilogy. Eighteen year old Yehia, living in Egypt during World War II, is greatly interested in films
Amīr al-dahāʼ( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Arabic and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unjustly imprisoned, our hero manages to escape and seek revenge on those who incarcerated him
ʻIfritat Ismāʻīl Yāsīn = Ismail Yassin's phantom = Le diable de Issmail Yassin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Arabic and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being murdered by a nightclub owner, the ghost of the club's star dancer begins appearing to her former performing partner. The starlet sets about identifying her murderers, as well as interrupting her partner's romantic life
Cairo Station by Yūsuf Shāhīn( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in Arabic and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A smoldering tale of life among the poor who live in Cairo's railroad station
Ṭarīq al-shayṭān( Visual )

in Arabic and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hassan (Farid Shawky) and Ahmed (Roushdy Abaza) are two crooks who find their victims amongst gamblers and drunks, but when they fall in love with Samia (Samia Gamal) the dancer, and Mahassen (Shwikar) the prostitute, the four of them decide to change their lives and earn their living honestly. But, how long can they endure working hard to earn an honest living after having life so easy?"
al-Karnak = Al Karnak by Najīb Maḥfūẓ( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic Egyptian film about two idealistic young people during the unstable social and political life in Egypt during the late 60s and early 70s of the last century. The film takes its name from the cafe where many intellectuals and college students, whose loyalties to the regime were in question, gathered
Rajul faqada ʻaqlah( Visual )

in Arabic and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ahmad el Saad (Fareed Shawki) is a womanizing rich engineer but his two footballer sons Zaki (Adel Emam) and Kimo (Ekramy) are suffering from his behavior so they decide to trick him to leave the new girl Suzy (Soheir Ramzy) in his life. As part of the plan, Zaki gets closer to Suzy and asks her to marry him to put a stop to his father's relentless pursuit
al-Khudʻah al-khafīyah( Visual )

in Arabic and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous scientist disappears. A journalist suspects what happened and starts a search for the truth behind the disappearance with the help of police. Was the scientist really killed in an accident according to what was published or is there a hidden truth?
Sikirtīr māmā( Visual )

in Arabic and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An acrobat who performs on a motorbike during religious festivals so closely resembles a missing rich man that the rich man's daughter thinks he is her missing father. As he gets to know her family the girl's mother falls in love with him
Sāḥir al-nisāʼ( Visual )

in Arabic and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After getting released from prison a man becomes a con man and takes advantage of many women before getting caught
Bab El-Hadid = Gare centrale by Yūsuf Shāhīn( Visual )

7 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die unglückliche Liebe eines verkrüppelten Zeitungsverkäufers zu einer Limonadenverkäuferin endet im Wahnsinn
 
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Iskandarīyah līh? = Alexandrie pourquoi? = Alexandria why?
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Alexandria-- why? = Iskanderiya-- leh?Iskandarīyah līh? = Alexandrie pourquoi?
Alternative Names
Chawki, Farid

Chawki, Farid 1920-1998

Chawky, Farid

Chawky, Farid 1920-1998

Cianki, Farid

Cianki, Farid 1920-1998

Farid Šauqi

Farid Shawki acteur uit Egypte (1920-1998)

Farid Shawki actor egipcio

Farid Shawki Egyptian actor

Farid Shawki farid chawki

Farid Shawqi ägyptischer Schauspieler, Regisseur, und Filmproduzent

Farid Shawqi egyiptomi színész, rendező, forgatókönyvíró

Ferit Şevki

S̆awghī, Farid

S̆awqī, Farid

Sevki, Farit 1920-1998

Sevki, Ferit

Shawghī, Farid

Shawqī, Farīd

Shawqi, Farid 1920-1998

Shawqi, Farid 1922-1998

شوقي، فريد،

شوقي، فريد، 1920-1998

فريد شوقى

فريد شوقى ممثل مصرى

فريد شوقي، 1920-1998

فريد شوقي ممثل مصري راحل

فرید شوقی فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان مصری

Languages
Arabic (58)

French (3)

English (2)

German (1)