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Aflām Jamāl al-Laythī lil-Sīnimā wa-al-Vīdiyū (Firm)

Overview
Works: 74 works in 88 publications in 1 language and 377 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  Musical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  History  Epic films  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Aflām Jamāl al-Laythī lil-Sīnimā wa-al-Vīdiyū (Firm)
Thartharah fawqa al-Nīl = Adrift on the Nile( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Arabic and held by 102 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
Ṣirāʻ fī al-Nīl = Tempête sur le nil = Conflict on the Nile( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Arabic and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce classique est situé sur un bateau de Nil où les conflits de deux hommes sont provoqués par une gitane séduisante qui épouse un homme mais aime l'autre
al-Liṣṣ wa-al-kilāb by Najīb Maḥfūẓ( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Arabic and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film inspired by the novelist Naguib Mahfouz, tells the story of Mahran, a thief who quickly ascends to be the head of his gang. However, his second in command conspires against Mahran to take his position and his wife. After his prison term, Mahran is thirsty for revenge. But being chased by the police and by his new enemies destines him to a tragic ending
al-Zawjah 13 = Wife number 13( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Arabic and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Arabian nights story of the 13th wife is updated to modern times. Murad Salim plays a rich playboy who pursues Aida, who, after resisting, marries him not knowing that she is his 13th wife. When the previously would-be 13th wife arrives, they hatch a plot with the other wives to make him pay
al-Baḥth ʻan faḍīḥah( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 18 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
Ishāʻat ḥubb by Faṭīn ʻAbd al-Wahhāb( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Arabic and held by 8 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
al-Qāhirah 30 : Cairo 30( Visual )

in Arabic and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young men with very different ambitions room together during college, then go in a variety of directions after graduation. When a woman enters the picture their relationships change
al-Liṣṣ wa-al-kilāb = Chased by the dogs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Arabic and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film inspired by the novelist Naguib Mahfouz, tells the story of Mahran, a thief who quickly ascends to be the head of his gang. However, his second in command conspires against Mahran to take his position and his wife. After his prison term, Mahran is thirsty for revenge. But being chased by the police and by his new enemies destines him to a tragic ending
Rudda qalbī = Back alive( Visual )

in Arabic and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film examines social conditions in Egypt prior to the 1952 revolution through the intertwining lives of two families from very different social classes. One of Egypt's best-loved epic films featuring an all-star cast
al-Ḥarām( Visual )

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

A dramatic classic work. A poor peasant woman becomes a symbol of worker oppression in this somber social drama directed by Henri Barakat. Azziza is brutally raped by a guard when she goes into the fields to gather potatoes for her husband. She does not relate the incident to her husband who is suffering from an undisclosed illness. Azziza hides the pregnancy and strangles the baby after it is born, but she also dies soon thereafter. The migrant workers rally around her memory as she becomes a martyr to the cause of the struggling peasants
al-Ṭarīq al-masdūd = Impasse( Visual )

in Arabic and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of their father, Fāyizah's mother and two sisters turn to a life of wild parties, gambling, and sordid affairs. Fāyizah, on the other hand, is moral and virtuous. She is interested in the writings of Munīr, a romantic author, and the two develop a friendship. However, when she finds out he is planning to have an affiar with her sister, Fāyizah decides to move to the countryside to work as a teacher. Ironically, she finds that the village is even more corrupt than the city
Yawmīyāt nāʼib fī al-aryāf by Tawfīq Ḥakīm( Visual )

in Arabic and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Description of the daily life of a prosecutor in the Nile Delta with the central theme of the unresolved murder of a resident of the Egyptian countryside
Urīdu ḥallan( Visual )

in Arabic and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic work about a woman called "Durrīyah" who had a terrible life with her husband "Midḥat" who was used to betray her with other women. "Durrīyah" requested the divorce especially after the traveling of her only son to complete his studies in England. "Midḥat" refused to divorce "Durrīyah" so she decided to go to court to take her divorce by law. "Durrīyah" waited for more than four years untill the judge said the decision by refusing to divorce "Durrīyah" from her husband. Durrīyah's lawyer advised her to start from the beginning and to take a legal action against her husband. She found herself in endless circle
al-Ānisah Ḥanafī( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in Arabic and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about Ḥanafī, whose father and step-mother force into marrying his step-sister, Nawāʻim. During the wedding cermony, Ḥanafī feels a terrible pain. He goes to the hospital, where the doctors operate and somehow turn him into a woman. As a woman, Ḥanafī falls in love with one of his best friends. However, Ḥanafi's father refuses to let him marry the friend. They elope, and when they return a few months later, Ḥanafī is pregnant with twins
Ismāʻīl Yāsīn fī al-ṭayarān( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in Arabic and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ismāʻīl learns that his girlfriend dreams of marrying a pilot, he decides to dress up in his twin brother's air force uniform. However, things go awry when he is mistaken for his brother and called up for duty, while his twin is on holiday
al-Rajul alladhi faqada zillah( Visual )

in Arabic and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Yusif Abdul Hamid, a young and ambitious Cairo journalist, Mabruka, the young peasant girl who marries Yusif's aging father while strongly attracted to Yusif, Samia, a minor actress, whom Yusif lives with and almost marries but in the end rejects, Muhammad Nagi, the newspaper editor who then marries Samia and who is pushed out of his job by Yusif; and finally Yusif himself, editor-in-chief of al-Ayyam, a stranger to himself
al-Zawjah al-than̄iyah( Visual )

2 editions published between 1967 and 2000 in Arabic and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic work on the mayor of a rural Egyptian town who is looking for another wife because his wife is sterile. He forces a poor farmer to divorce his wife so he can marry her
Anf wa-thalāth ʻuyūn( Visual )

in Arabic and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

al-Ustādhah Fāṭimah( Visual )

2 editions published in 1952 in Arabic and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman lawyer wants to continue in her chosen profession even though her fiance forbids it. Her fiance gets accused of a crime and hires her to help prove his innocence
Al-ʻaẓīmah = Determination( Visual )

1 edition published in 1939 in Arabic and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film poses education as the means of social mobility and class reconciliation in the turbulent and economically polarized 1930's in Egypt. Muhammad, the son of a barber, is educated after extreme sacrifice by his parents. As he awaits a government job he marries his neighborhood sweetheart, who then dons western clothes, a sign of social mobility. When Muhammad encounters economic problems she leaves him to marry the rich neighborhood butcher, but everything is resolved in a happy ending
 
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Alternative Names
Gamal Elleissi Films, Cinema & Video (Firm)

أفلام جمال الليثي للسينما والفيديو (شركة)

أفلام جمال الليثي للسينما والڤديو (مؤسسة)

افلام جمال الليثي للسينما والڤيديو

افلام جمال الليثي للسينما والڤيديو (Firm)

أفلام جمال الليثي للسينما والڤيديو (شركة)

أفلام جمال الليثي للسينما والڤيديو (مؤسسة)

افلام جمال الليثي للسينما والڤيديوا (فرم)

Languages
Arabic (34)