WorldCat Identities

Amīn, Mīrfat

Works: 58 works in 131 publications in 2 languages and 459 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  Biographical films  Gangster films  Dark comedy films  Romance films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Mīrfat Amīn
Thartharah fawqa al-Nīl = Adrift on the Nile( Visual )

17 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in Arabic and Egyptian and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The drama protrays the decadent life of a group of middle-aged, hedonistic friends on a houseboat in Cairo on the eve of the 1967 war with Israel
Ayyām al-Sādāt = Days of Sadat( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in Arabic and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film based on the life of the late Egyptian president Anwar Sadat
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 24 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-Baʻḍ yadhhabu lil-maʼdhūn marratīn = Some marriages don't last( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in Arabic and held by 23 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?
Ḥāfiyah ʻalá jisr al-dhahab( Visual )

2 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in Arabic and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl falls in love with a famous star, but a rival stands between them and happiness
al-Baḥth ʻan faḍīḥah( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 21 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 18 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
al-Unthá wa-al-dhiʼāb( Visual )

in Arabic and held by 14 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
Abī fawq al-shajarah = My father is on the tree by Iḥsān ʻAbd al-Qaddūs( Visual )

9 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 14 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
Al-Arāgūz( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in Arabic and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A puppetteer in rural Egypt attacks the oppressive local authorities through his puppet shows
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
Murjān Aḥmad Murjān( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in Arabic and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egyptisk komedie, som på en satirisk måde handler om en succesfuld forretningsmand, der har forbindelse til vigtige personer og stiller op til parlamentsvalg. Men han mangler en uddannelse, derfor beslutter han at tage en uddannelse på universitet
Aḥlām ṣaghīrah = Little dreams( Visual )

3 editions published in 1993 in Arabic and held by 11 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-Arājūz = Aragouz( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in Arabic and No Linguistic content and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An idealistic puppeteer in rural Egypt attacks the oppressive local authorities through his puppet shows. He saves enough money to send his son to the university, but comes into conflict with him when the son turns into an opportunistic businessman
Laylah lā tunsá( Visual )

in Arabic and held by 9 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 8 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
al-Ḥubb waḥdahu lā yakfī = Love is not enough( Visual )

2 editions published in 1979 in Arabic and held by 8 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-Ḥubb taḥta al-maṭar( Visual )

in Arabic and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic work about a photographer called "Ḥasan" who used his house as a bawdy house. ʻAlīyāt and Sanīyah were halting on Ḥasan's house to earn some money. Sanīyah's brother "Marzūq" proposed to ʻAlīyāt and the officer "Ibrāhīm" proposed to Sanīyah. The director "Muḥammad Rashwān" met Marzūq and offered him to act with the artist "Futnah" who loved Marzūq and they got married. After the seperation between Marzūq and ʻĀdil, She came back to Ḥasan's house. ʻĀdil decided to revenge from Marzūq and Futnah. He threw a burner liquid on Marzūq's face. Marzūq divorced futnah and came back to ʻAlīyāt and got married
Hafið = The sea by Baltasar Kormákur( Visual )

in Arabic and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic work. The events showed how Ḥusayn suffered from his small income that he couldn't carry all his big family demands. Ḥusayn and his wife had seven children. He had to have a loan from his work to help him in those demands. The oldest one Aḥlām was married and soon she would have a child at her father's home. Nabīlah her youngest sister also married recently. Shafīq was Nabīlah's husband. He dreamed to have a permanent honey moon with his wife without having children for a while. But her mother interfered in Nabīlah's life by convincing her to have a baby soon like her older sister. Under pressure, Nabīlah was convinced. When Nabīlah was pregnant, Shafīq was very angry because she ruined all his dreams. He left their house and travelled in his work. Aḥlām and her husband Jalāl had their baby. Jalāl looked for Shaf īq everywhere to reunite him with his wife. Finally he succeeded when Shafīq came to celebrate with the family
Nagham fī hạyātī( Visual )

4 editions published in 1980 in Arabic and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical love story. When Hanan returns to Bayrut after completing her degree in Philosophy to marry her childhood sweet heart, who is not educated at all, the mother objects, and Hanan gets disillusioned. But events take a turn when Mohsin leaves for Brazil and Hanan falls pregnant. At this stage, Mamdouh the music composer for whom Hanan has lot of affection comes to her rescue
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Alternative Names
Amin, Marvat

Amin, Marvet

Amin, Mervat

Amin Mervat 1946-....

Amin, Mirfat 1946-..

Amin, Mirvat

Amin, Mirvet

Mervat Amin

Mervat Amin actrice égyptienne

Mervat Amin actriz egipcia

Mervat Amin Egyptian actress

Mervat Amin stemactrice uit Egypte

Mīrfat Amīn 1946-...

Мурват Амин

أمين، مرفت

امين، ميرفة

‏امين، ميرفت.

أمين ميرفت 1946-....

امين، ميرڤت

ميرفت أمين، 1948-