WorldCat Identities

Funūn (Firm)

Overview
Works: 85 works in 147 publications in 1 language and 884 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Romance films  Musical films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  History  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Social problem films  Feminist films  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 101 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 34 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
Imbarāṭūrīyat m = M empire( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in Arabic and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the best loved Egyptian films. On the surface it is an enjoyable family drama, but below the surface it is a political call for liberalism and democracy during Sadat's era
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
Shāṭiʼ al-gharām = Shore of love( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Arabic and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rich, young bachelor falls in love with a beautiful, but penniless young woman, to the dismay of his family
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
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. It was a big success when in came out"--Container
Damī-- wa-dumūʻī-- wa-ibtisāmatī( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 18 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
Amīr al-ẓalām( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quiet life of a blind ex-pilot is disrupted by a group of terrorists
Thartharah fawqa al-Nīl = Adrift on the Nile( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Arabic and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A profound look at the decadence of the Egyptian society during the twilight of the Nasserist era"--Container
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
Days and nights = Ayyām wa-layālī( Visual )

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

One of the Egyptian cinema's most romantic musical films. It tells the story of a troubled love affair, when a boy takes the blame for an accident his brother caused
al-Azwāj al-shayāṭīn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Arabic and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three husbands own a houseboat where they can indulge in naughty fun without their wives knowledge. Or so they think
ʻAllimūnī al-ḥubb( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 16 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
ʻAfrūtū = Afrotto( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Arabic and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The latest comedy play by Egypt's newest comedian, Mohamed Heneidi, supported by a stellar cast of stars
Ishāʻat ḥubb by Faṭīn ʻAbd al-Wahhāb( Visual )

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

A romantic farce about an uncle who is trying to marry his shy, serious nephew to his young, outgoing daughter, while his wife is trying to marry their daughter to her own swinging young nephew
Anā ḥurrah = Je cherche la liberté by Iḥsān ʻAbd al-Qaddūs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Arabic and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman struggles to take her fate in her own hands in the rigid and conservative society of Egypt post-WWII
Ayyām al-Sādāt : Days of Sadat( Visual )

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

An epic, dramatic historical film, based on Sadat's autobiography, "In search of identity," and his wife, Jinane el-Sadat's "A woman of Egypt."
 
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Alternative Names
(Firm) فنون

Founoon Distribution (Firm)

فنون

فنون (Firm)

فنون (شركة)

فنون (فرم)

فنون (مؤسسة)

Languages
Arabic (42)