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Yusrá

Overview
Works: 101 works in 167 publications in 3 languages and 1,073 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Black humor  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Yusrá
 
Most widely held works by Yusrá
ʻImārat Yaʻqūbiyān ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Arabic and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An eye-catching construction, the Yacoubian Building in Cairo was long regarded as the last word in comfort and elegance. Nowadays the veneer has cracked and the shine has dulled to reveal the truth underneath the facade. Through interwoven stories of a number of the residents, the film paints a portrait of corruption, fundamentalism, prostitution, homosexuality, and drugs in central Cairo and creates a vibrant but socially critical picture of contemporary Egypt"--Container
Iskanderiya kaman wa kaman Alexandrie encore et toujours ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Arabic and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alors qu'il vient de perdre son acteur principal, et qu'éclate une grève des comédiens, un cinéaste se remémore les principales étapes de sa carrière
Omaret Yakobean The Yacoubian building ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Arabic and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An eye-catching construction, the Yacoubian building in Cairo was long regarded as the last word in comfort and elegance. Nowadays the veneer has cracked and the shine has dulled to reveal the truth underneath the façade. Through interwoven stories of a number of the residents, the film paints a portrait of corruption, fundamentalism, prostitution, homosexuality, and drugs in central Cairo and creates a vibrant but socially critical picture of contemporary Egypt"--Container
al-Irhāb wa-al-kabāb ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in Arabic and No Linguistic content and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mild-mannered civil servant is mistaken for a terrorist. Hilarity ensues
al-Muhājir L'emigré ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retelling of the epic biblical story of Joseph, son of Jacob, from the Egyptian perspective. Ram (the Joseph character) is sold into slavery by his envious brothers, but his wit and resourcefulness help him rise in the court of Thebes
al-Irhāb wa-al-kabāb Terrorism & bar.b.que ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in Arabic and No Linguistic content and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy in Egypt set in the al-Mugama'a building in Cairo, a huge complex that physically and metaphorically embodies Egypt's bureacracy. Adel Emam, Egypt's leading comic actor, plays a father who wants to achieve the simple task of finding his son a school closer to home. When he arrives at the building, a preposterous sequence of events culminates in him being mistaken for a terrorist --enabling him to make outlandish demands of the Minister of Internal Affairs
Dam al-ghazāl ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Arabic and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poor orphan girl and a young radical find their lives intertwined in modern-day Cairo
ʻAlá bāb al-wazīr Bab al wazeer ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in Arabic and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A romantic comedy featuring the famous comedian Adel Emam in one of his masterpieces. Kamal and Noura are two young university students who fell in love but are faced with the financial prejudice of the community around them and the objection of their famillies to his relation. Kamal is the son of poor Court Clerk, while Noura is the only daughter of a wealthy butcher. From this point on, the story moves forward as the community prejudice is broken down in front of their love
al-Jūʻ The hunger ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in Arabic and held by 26 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
Mercedes ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in Arabic and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a story of a man whose young years fall during dramatic political events, including the collapse of the Soviet empire
L'immeuble Yacoubian by Marwan Hamed ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in French and Egyptian and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Construit en 1930 en plein coeur du Caire, l'immeuble Yacoubian est le vestige d'une splendeur révolue. Aujourd'hui, à travers les chemins des habitants qui s'y croisent, se dessine un portrait sans fard de l'Egypte moderne, où se mêlent corruption politique, montée de l'islamisme, fracture sociale, absence de liberté sexuelle et nostalgie du passé. Le portrait d'une société complexe et colorée, surprenante et attachante
The Yacoubian building ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Arabic and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through interwoven stories of a number of the residents, the film paints a portrait of corruption, fundamentalism, prostitution, homosexuality, and drugs in a central Cairo building and creates a vibrant but socially critical picture of contemporary Egypt
al-Rāʻī wa-al-nisāʼ The shepherd and the women ( Visual )
in Arabic and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Wafa's husband dies in prison, she retires to the desert with her daughter and sister-in-law. When one of her husband's friends from prison shows up and offers to help with the heavy work around the place, emotions and jealousy among the women lead to an unforeseen ending
Mā tījī narqaṣu ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in Arabic and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Salwa feels trapped between the demands of her job and her family. Then one day she visits the dance school next to her office. Could dancing change her life and save her marriage?
Maʻalī al-wazīr ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Raafat Rustom is a powerful man with a special status in the party. When by mistake he is shifted to another job, the minister calls upon him and appoints him at the ministry. Rustom proves to be highly trustworthy at his new job and soon becomes powerful to enter the web of politics, at the expense of his family and home."--Container
Ḍiḥk wa-liʻb wa-jadd wa-ḥubb Laughter, games, seriousness and love ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Arabic and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adham is the son of a high ranking corrupt intelligence officer. He is lost but finds solace in the arms of a prostitute which he decides to marry. An intimate humane analysis of these turbulent times and some fine acting from Omar Sharif, Yousra and singer Amr Diab
Mā tījī narquṣ Let's dance ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Arabic and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maʻālī al-wazīr His excellency--, the minister ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Arabic and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Raafat Rustam is a powerful man with a special status in the party. When by mistake he is shifted to another job, the minister calls upon him and appoints him at the ministry. Rustom proves to be highly trustworthy at his new job and soon becomes powerful to enter the web of politics, at the expense of his family and home
Alexandrie... New York by Yūsuf Shāhīn ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in Arabic and French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A loccasion dun hommage qui lui est rendu à New York, le réalisateur égyptien Yehia retrouve Ginger, son amour de jeunesse, rencontrée alors quil était étudiant en Californie dans les années 1940. Celle-ci lui apprend quil a un fils. Le vieux cinéaste reçoit la nouvelle avec bonheur. Mais le fils, danseur classique de talent, sous le choc, refuse de le rencontrer. A travers la réaction de ce fils, cest lAmérique, ce pays quil a tant aimé dans sa jeunesse, quil ne reconnaît plus
Kalām al-layl Kalam Ellel ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Arabic and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The owner of a brothel, Coquita, has videotaped many of the city's leaders having affairs at her establishment. She uses this information to blackmail her clients and get rich. However, she is betrayed by her assistant and close friend, Amina, who cooperates with an undercover detective
 
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Alternative Names
Yosra 1955-....
Yossra 1955-....
Yousra
Yousra 1955-....
Youssra 1955-....
يسرا
يسرى
يسرى 1955-....
Languages
Arabic (51)
French (4)
Egyptian (1)
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