WorldCat Identities

Amīn, Mīrfat

Overview
Works: 63 works in 111 publications in 1 language and 435 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mīrfat Amīn
Thartharah fawqa al-Nīl Adrift on the Nile ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in Arabic and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A group of hedonistic middle-aged friends gather each night on a luxurious houseboat for dancing, love-making and smoking hashish. When a young news reporter visits the houseboat to write a story on the group, she is outraged to learn the tragic depths of their social alienation"--Container
Ayyām al-Sādāt Days of Sadat ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in Arabic and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film based on the life of the late Egyptian president Anwar al-Sādāt
Makān lil-ḥubb Place for love = Les fautes d'amour (place pour l'amour) ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in Arabic and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Salwa, a beautiful young woman married to a businessman as old as her father, meets Medhat, a young man married to an older woman. Both believed that money would bring them happiness, but they realized they were wrong as they begin a perilous affair
al-Baḥth ʻan faḍīḥah ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this romantic comedy two lovers want to get married, but the girl's mother is totally against it. They decide to force her into agreeing to their match by staging a scandal. However, they soon learn that creating a scandal isn't as easy as it seems
ʻAwdat akhṭar rajul fī al-ʻālam The return of Mr. X ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Arabic and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Moftah is an employee in a major insurance company. When the Indian Maharaja arrives to Egypt and stays at the hotel where Moftah's fiancee Mervat works as vault keeper, Moftah tries to get the Maharaja's approval to insure his valuable diamond with his company. At the same time, Mr. X, the world's most dangerous gangster, arrives to Cairo in an attempt to steal the diamond from the Maharaja. When Mervat knew the Maharaja deposited his diamond in the hotel's vault, she takes it out to see it, and Moftah arrives to visit her and she passes the diamond to him. While Mr. X has planned to steal the diamond from the hotel's vault but his plans were endangered by Moftah and Mervat's determination to save the diamond and return it back to the Maharaja"--Container
Ḥāfiyah ʻalá jisr al-dhahab ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in Arabic and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young girl falls in love with a famous star, but a rival stands between them and happiness
Al-Arāgūz ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in Arabic and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A puppetteer in rural Egypt attacks the oppressive local authorities through his puppet shows
al-Unthá wa-al-dhiʼāb ( Visual )
in Arabic and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A gangster who runs a brothel tries to recruit a young woman by promising to marry her. When she discovers the truth she escapes. The gangster sends his thugs to kill her by drowning in the Nile but she is rescued by Adʹham, a passer by who wanted to call the police. However, the thugs manage to kill her. Adʹham plans revenge with the help of the police and the victim's sister who looks just like her
al-Fātinah.. wa-al-ṣaʻlūk The beauty and the scoundral ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A car thief encounters a woman fleeing some gangsters in full bridal dress. He tries to help her and is drawn into a strange and dangerous adventure. This film features the popular singer Aḥmad ʻAdawīyah, who was banned for his suggestive lyrics, and the belly-dancing of Suhayr Zakī
Abī fawqa al-shajarah My father is on the tree by Iḥsān ʻAbd al-Qaddūs( Visual )
8 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the most popular and biggest grossing Egyptian films of all time. This is also the last musical by singing sensation ʻAbd al-Ḥalīm Ḥāfiẓ. It contains some of his most popular songs
Murjān Aḥmad Murjān ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in Arabic and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
al-Baʻḍ yadhhabu lil-maʼdhūn marratīn Some marriages don't last ( Visual )
in Arabic and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Mamdouh's wife is jealous, even though he's faithful. His brother's wife neglects her husband. How is it that their cousin Ezzat seems to have a happy marriage?
Al-Arājūz ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in Arabic and No Linguistic content and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A puppeteer in rural Egypt attacks the oppressive local authorities through his puppet shows
Laylah lā tunsá ( Visual )
in Arabic and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman witnesses a murder and must testify in court, but on her way to do this she is kidnapped
Wa-intahá al-ḥubb And love ended ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in Arabic and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A little known melodramatic gem which revolves around a guardian who falls in love with the young girl he takes care of while she is in love with someone else
Aḥlām ṣaghīrah Little dreams ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in Arabic and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Little dreams is the story of Ghareeb, a thirteen-year-old Egyptian boy whose father died a heroic death in the 1956 Suex Canal crisis when Ghareeb was an infant. Falling on difficult times, his mother sends him to work at the printing shop of one of her suitors, a pompous and overbearing man who treats Ghareeb badly. When his mother marries the shop owner, Ghareeb finds a father figure in President Nasser. He joins the local resistance, convinced that victory is near
al-Ḥubb waḥdahu lā yakfī Love is not enough ( Visual )
in Arabic and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Having graduated from university, two young students think that their life will improve after getting jobs and that they will be able to get married. However, they are faced with the bitter reality of not being able to find suitable jobs. The woman ends up working in a beauty salon while the man works as a laborer. The woman meets an old friend who left university to marry a rich old man. She uses her connections to find the young couple suitable jobs. Will they be able to fulfil their dream of having better life and getting married?
al-Bʻaḍ yadhḥab lil-maʼdhūn marratayn Some marriages don't last ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1978 in Arabic and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thartharah fawq al-Nīl ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1971 in Arabic and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A profound look at the decadence of the Egyptian society during the twilight of the Nasserist era. This film is based on the controversial novel by the Nobel Laureate for Literature Naguib Mahfouz
al-Baʻḍ yadhhabu lil-maʼdhūn marratayn ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Arabic and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy film about 3 couples. "Dr. Mamdouh suffers from his wife jealousy despite being faithful. His brother Masoud from his wife's negligence, while their cousin Ezzat is having a perfect marriage. When the two brothers meet with their cousin and ask for his advice, he advises them to follow his path by cheating on his wife while at the same time filling her with love and affection. When the two brothers follow their cousin's advice, they face some serious, yet, funny situations"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Amin, Marvat
Amin, Marvet
Amin, Mervat
Amin Mervat 1946-....
Amin, Mirfat 1946-..
Amin, Mirvat
Amin, Mirvet
Mīrfat Amīn 1946-...
أمين، مرفت
امين، ميرفة
‏امين، ميرفت.
أمين ميرفت 1946-....
امين، ميرڤت
ميرفت أمين، 1948-
Languages
Arabic (61)