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Funūn (Firm)

Overview
Works: 86 works in 146 publications in 2 languages and 898 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Romance films  History  Film adaptations  Historical films  Comedy films  Biographical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romantic comedy films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Funūn (Firm)
Duʻāʼ al-karawān( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Arabic and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This compelling tale of love and betrayal, set in the upper Egyptian country side, follows the story of Amna as she plots her revenge on the engineer who destroyed her family's honor. A gripping portrait of a courageous young woman's rebellion against tradition and poverty"--Container
Muwāṭin wa-mukhbir wa-harāmī = A citizen, a detective and a thief( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Arabic and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a wealthy indolent young Cairene becomes involved in an unlikely friendship with a thief, a detective, and a maid, he discovers how much he has to learn about life and love. This musical comedy won awards in Egypt for its director, cinematrography, score, acting, and screenplay. It includes many songs by the popular singer Shaʻbān ʻAbd al-Raḥīm
Ayyām al-Sādāt = Days of Sadat( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Arabic and English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic historical film, based on Sadat's biography, "In search of identity", and Jehan Sadat's book "Woman of Egypt."
Ṣirāʻ fī al-Nīl = Tempête sur le nil = Conflict on the Nile( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

People of Luxor decided to buy a motorboat instead of their old one. Mujāhid was authorized to buy the new boat and Muḥassab was chosen to be in the crew under Mujāhid's command. Some theives heard about this journey and planned to steal the money. The theives used Narjis, the beautiful belly dancer, to get the money from the boatmen. Mujāhid tried to get rid of her but he couldn't. She succeeded in getting married to Muḥassab and increasing the gap between him and Mujāhid and throwing Mujāhid off the boat. At the time of the theives' attack to gain the money, Mujāhid returned to the boat with supporters to resist the theives. Finally, the police arrested the criminals
Ḥasan wa-Naʻīmah( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on traditonal Egyptian folk tale, the film tells the story of a penniless troubador singer who falls in love with the daughter of a wealthy farmer
al-Jūʻ = The hunger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Arabic and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This movie is about "Faraj al-Jibālī" who was working as a car driver to take care of his wife, mother and brother "Jābir" who got married to "Zubaydah". A big fight had been held between the strongest men. So, Faraj became the strongest man in the district and the only defender. After a while Jābir got married to Malak al-Simarī and moved to live with her in the villa. But after short time Faraj behaviors to his people had been changed. At the end people did a revolution aganist Jābir and killed him
Damī-- wa-dumūʻī-- wa-ibtisāmatī( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic work about a young woman called "Nāhid" who lives with her parents and her younger brother. She meets a young man called "ʻIṣām" and falls in love him but when a very rich businessman called "Salīm" proposes marriage to her, she accepts to help her family financially. After her divorce her life becomes a series of ups and downs
Fīlm thaqāfī( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Arabic and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This hilarious comedy is about three friends who want to watch an x-rated film and have to go through many funny adventures to find a TV, a VCR and a place to watch it
Thartharah fawqa al-Nīl = Adrift on the Nile( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Arabic and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A profound look at the decadence of the Egyptian society during the twilight of the Nasserist era"--Container
Imraʼah sayyiʼat al-sumʻah( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in Arabic and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A wife ... has to have a relationship with her husband's boss so he can get ahead in his career. The plan is jeopardized once she meets her first love again ..."--Container
al-Azwāj al-shayāṭīn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Arabic and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three husbands own a houseboat where they can indulge in naughty fun without their wives knowledge. Or so they think
Shāṭiʼ al-gharām = Shore of love( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Arabic and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rich, young bachelor falls in love with a beautiful, but penniless young woman, to the dismay of his family
Widād( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Arabic and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical film about a slave girl who sings for her master and falls in love with him. When he loses everything he is forced to sell her. She will only sing sad songs for her new master
ʻAllimūnī al-ḥubb( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic film about the delicate relationship between a music teacher and his sensitive student. Both of them are too shy to express their true feelings for each other
Amīr al-ẓalām( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quiet life of a blind ex-pilot is disrupted by a group of terrorists
Fī baytinā rajul by Barakāt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Arabic and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set prior to the 1952 revolution, Sharif plays Ibrahim, a member of the underground resistance who seeks refuge from the so-called "political police" by taking shelter in the home of a civil servant and his family
Days and nights = Ayyām wa-layālī( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This timeless musical romance is about Abdel Halim who falls in love with the beautiful Iman but problems arise when he takes the blame for an accident his brother caused
Anā ḥurrah = I am free( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film is about a girl who lives in Cairo prior to 1952. She rebels against society in the name of freedom but finds freedom isn't necessarily what she expects
Banāt al-yawm( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Arabic and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters, Salwá and Laylá, meet two friends Fatḥī (Ramzī) and Khālid (Ḥāfiẓ). Fatḥī really likes Salwá, but Salwá falls in love with Khālid. Khālid, on the other hand, respects that his friend likes Salwá and ignores his feelings for her. Believing that Laylá is similar to her sister, Khālid proposes to marry her instead. Fatḥī tried to forget his love for Salwá by having an affair with Laylá's divorced friend. Khālid realizes that there are too many differences between himself and Laylá, and he discovers that he truly loves Salwá
ʻAfrūtū = Afrotto( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Arabic and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The latest comedy play by Egypt's newest comedian, Mohamed Heneidi, supported by a stellar cast of stars
 
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Alternative Names
(Firm) فنون

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Languages
Arabic (46)

English (1)