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Funūn (Firm)

Overview
Works: 78 works in 146 publications in 1 language and 879 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Romance films  Comedy films  History  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Social problem films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Funūn (Firm)
Duʻāʼ al-karawān by Ṭāhā Ḥusayn( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 106 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 )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1980 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 29 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
Ayyām al-Sādāt Days of Sadat( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film based on the life of the late Egyptian president Anwar al-Sādāt
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 22 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
al-Jūʻ The hunger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Arabic and held by 22 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
Laḥn al-wafāʼ( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ʻAbd al-Ḥalīm Ḥāfiẓ's first film. This romantic musical film tells the story of an aspiring young singer who falls in love with the same girl his tutor wants to marry
Ḥasan wa-Naʻīmah( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 20 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
Umm al-ʻarūsah Mother of the bride by ʻAbd al-Ḥamīd Jūdah Saḥḥār( Visual )

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

This hugely popular family comedy is a delightful film about a father of a large family who wants to throw a presentable wedding party for his daughter. A classic full of funny situations about marriage, children and first love
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
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 )

3 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
Imraʼah sayyiʼat al-sumʻah( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in Arabic and held by 18 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
Widād( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Arabic and held by 18 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
Matqūlish liaḥadd( Visual )

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

"The great Arab singer Farid Al Atrache, the exotic belly dancer Samia Gamal and the Lebanese singer Nour Al Hoda star in this romantic musical comedy"--Container
Thartharah fawqa al-Nīl Adrift on the Nile( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Arabic and held by 18 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
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
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
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
Ishāʻat ḥubb( 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
 
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Alternative Names
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Languages
Arabic (53)