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Yusrá

Overview
Works: 65 works in 190 publications in 5 languages and 1,161 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Social problem films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  Bible films  Autobiographical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Political films  Black humor 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997,
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Most widely held works about Yusrá
 
Most widely held works by Yusrá
ʻImārat Yaʻqūbiyān by Marwan Hamed( Visual )

26 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El edificio Yacoubian, en El Cairo, sigue siendo una construcción fascinante. Erigido en 1934 y bautizado con el nombre del líder de la comunidad armenia en Egipto, se consideró durante mucho tiempo el último grito en comodidad y elegancia. Uno de sus habitantes es el aristocrático Zaki El Dessouki, auténtico 'playboy' para quien las mujeres son su gran debilidad. En una de sus citas coincide con su vecina Busayna, una joven de clase baja. Obligada a tontear con el dueño de la tienda en la que trabaja para alimentar a su familia, la bella muchacha tiene que renunciar al amor de su vida, Taha,el hijo del portero del edificio
Iskanderiya kaman wa kaman = Alexandria again and forever by Yūsuf Shāhīn( Visual )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yehia joins a hunger protest which has brought together the entire Eqyptian filmmaking industry. As the strikers increase their demands, Yehia becomes increasingly attracted to Amir, a young actor whose film career he launched. Soon, however, Yehia's obsession is replaced by his infatuation with Nadia, the lovely ingenue he has decided to cast in his next film
al-Irhāb wa-al-kabāb( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in Arabic and No Linguistic content and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mild-mannered civil servant is mistaken for a terrorist. Hilarity ensues
The emigrant( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 64 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
Dam al-ghazāl( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Arabic and held by 37 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 )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in Arabic and held by 34 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
Mercedes( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in Arabic and held by 31 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
Maʻalī al-wazīr( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 27 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
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
Ḍiḥk wa-liʻb wa-jadd wa-ḥubb Laughter, games, seriousness and love( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in Arabic and held by 25 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
al-Rāʻī wa-al-nisāʼ The shepherd and the women( Visual )

in Arabic and held by 25 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 )

4 editions published in 2006 in Arabic and held by 24 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?
Alexandrie... New York by Yūsuf Shāhīn( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Arabic and French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film about the life and adventures of the Egyptian film director Yūsuf Shāhīn and the image of an Arab celebrity in the United States
Birds of darkness( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in Arabic and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fathi is an unknown lawyer who is assigned to take a case related to a well known politician. He wins the case and becomes the personal supervisor for that politician. Here the director makes us wonder who rules the important politicians and whom they rule
Kalām al-layl Kalam Ellel( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Arabic and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hard circumstances of life have forced Amina, a young girl, to work as an assistant for a lady named Kokitah who uses her house as a place where important political men can get their physical needs met. At this time, a police officer, Abd Elbasit, is assigned to prove Kokitah is guilty. So he gets agreement from Amina to help him do this, knowing that Amina wants revenge since Kokita has ruined her life and has forbidden her from marrying the man she loves
Risālah ilá al-wālī( Visual )

6 editions published in 1993 in Arabic and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this movie they mock the campaign that took place in Egypt in 1807 during the Ottoman Empire
Fīlm thaqāfī( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Arabic and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three jobless friends are obsessed with pornographic magazines and films. The story follows them as they desperately search for a place to watch a new porno. The film takes a refreshingly honest look at social conditions in Egypt at the turn of the millennium
Darb al-hawá( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in Arabic and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A social film discussing the moral issue of prostitution in Egypt
Kalām fī al-ḥubb Kalam fel hob( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in Arabic and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salmá and Nāhid work at a restaurant and become close friends and are both searching for love
al-Wardah al-ḥamrā The red rose( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Arabic and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a resort on the Red Sea, two men are against each other. One is powerful and a very rich man, the other just out of prison. The latter is looking for his ex-wife who was the cause of his jail term. She is now married to the rich man and the revenge that her ex-husband is seeking is not easy to fulfil. Can money buy everything?
 
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Iskanderiya kaman wa kaman = Alexandria again and forever
Alternative Names
Yosra 1955-....

Yossra 1955-....

Yousră

Yousra 1955-....

Yousra actrice uit Egypte

Yousra Egyptian actor-singer

Yousra o Yosura

Youssra

Youssra 1955-....

Yŭsră

يسرا

يسرى

يسرى 1955-....

یسری (خواننده) بازیگر و خواننده مصری

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