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Sharīf, Nūr

Overview
Works: 137 works in 229 publications in 3 languages and 1,282 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Social problem films  Historical films  Caricatures and cartoons  Biography  Documentary films  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Nūr Sharīf
 
Most widely held works by Nūr Sharīf
ʻImārat Yaʻqūbiyān ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Arabic and held by 273 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
al-Dhakira La mémoire by Yūsuf Shāhīn( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in Arabic and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the middle of his own heart surgery, an Egyptian filmmaker remembers his life. In fact his old self, as a child, is accused of attempted murder of his new self. Through the metaphoric trial, we are drawn into his life in relation with the Egyptian revolution, his constant need for success, and the effect the American Dream has on him
Īmārat Yaʻkūbīān The Yacoubian building ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Arabic and held by 99 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
Le destin by Ognon Pictures( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in Arabic and French and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 12th century Andalousie, the great Islamic philosopher known throughout Europe as Averroës, first council to the calife, is recognized for his wisdom, tolerance and fairness. But he must confront powerful adversaries who use Islam in their quest for absolute conquest
Le destin by Yūsuf Shāhīn( Visual )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in Arabic and French and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a disciple of 12th-century philosopher Averroes is burned at the stake for heresy, his young son Joseph journeys to Andalusia to study with his father's mentor. There he joins Averroes' disciples uniting against an evil sheik intent upon destroying the philosopher's work
al-Karnak by Najīb Maḥfūẓ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1975 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look back at the tumultuous years after the 1952 Revolution in Egypt, focusing especially on the experiences of a group of politically-active college students
Dam al-ghazāl ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Arabic and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A poor orphan girl and a young radical find their lives intertwined in modern-day Cairo
al-Kull ʻāwiz yaḥibbu ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in Arabic and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This popular hilarious comedy starring Egypt's most famous comedian, Adel Imam and Nour El Sherif is about Ahmed who invents ingenious ways to see his sweetheart Leila and is constantly threatened by her vicious cousin."-- from cover
al-Mutʻah wa-al-ʻadhāb Lust & torture ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Everyone is looking for happiness and love, especially our heroines, but they meet three young men who are looking for exactly the same thing. When one of the girls proves to be kleptomaniac, though, things go bad quickly
Biʼr al-ḥirmān ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in Arabic and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film about a beautiful young woman with multiple personalities: one shy and one promiscuous. Based on a true story
L'immeuble Yacoubian by Marwan Hamed( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in French and Egyptian and held by 24 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 )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Arabic and held by 22 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-Ḍaḥāyā The victims ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1975 in Arabic and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an inmate in a girls prison accuses Dr. Essmat, the staff psychologist, of molesting her, he finds his job imperiled
Damī-- wa-dumūʻī-- wa-ibtisāmatī ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 20 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
Bi-dūn zawāj afḍal ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in Arabic and No Linguistic content and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The film is about two love stories, both leading [to] a happy ending. When the love story between Iman and Salah goes wrong and they break up, with a broken heart, she decides to move out of the city with her brother Hossam who meets a famous actress and decides to marry her; while Iman finds her everlasting love with Sherif and decides to marry him"--Container
al-ʻĀr ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2009 in Arabic and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film about Abd al-Tawwab a merchant of medical herbals who is hiding that his real work is a smuggler of narcotics. His oldest son Kamal didn't finish his studies and worked with his father keeping his secret. After his father dies he informs his family about the real work. They are shocked and don't believe him at first. There were narcotics about to arrive, so Kamal asks his two brothers Shukri, an officer, and 'Adil, a doctor, to help him get the smuggled goods. They agree to help Kamal. Shukri resigns and 'Adil takes a leave without pay to help their brother. Before they dive to get the goods from the sea, Kamal becomes very frightened beacuse he can't dive. Kamal's wife replaces him, but she drowns. The three brothers store the narcotics in the salty sea. They stored the narcotics incorrectly, so they lost the deal. Shukri kills himself, 'Adil goes mad and Kamal looses everything
Kalimat sharaf ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Arabic and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatic work about a man called "Sālim" who was arrested by mistake in a crime. His brother-in-law had involoved in an affaire with a young woman and she was pregnant. "Sālim" didn't tell his wife about what happened and he took the young woman to a doctor to do an abortion but she died during the operation. "Sālim" and the doctor were arrested and went to jail. "Sālim" didn't tell the truth to his wife who thought that he had an affaire with the young woman. After a while "Sālim" knew that his wife was very sick. He tried to escape many times but he couldn't. When he knew that his wife was going to die, Sālim begged the commissioner of jail to give him a chance to see his wife before she dies. The commissioner approved and gave Sālim two hours after the last one swore to come back to the jail. At the end Sālim told the truth to his wife before she died and came back to the jail by himself
Masjūn trānszīt Masjoon transit ( Visual )
in Arabic and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
al-Raghbah b Desire ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in Arabic and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Egyptian adaption of the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald "The Great Gatsby" The story of a rich man who longs for his old love, now married
Nājī al-ʻAlī ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On Naji el-Ali the Palestenian caricaturist
 
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Alternative Names
Al-Charif Nour 1946-....
Al-Šarīf Nûr 1946-....
Charif Nour al- 1946-....
Cherif, Nour El
Cherif Nour el- 1946-....
El Cherif, Nour
El-Cherif Nour 1946-....
El-Sherif, Nour
El-Sherif Nour 1946-....
Sherif, Nour El-
Sherif Nour el- 1946-....
الشريف نور 1946-....
شريف، نور
عبد الله، محمد جابر محمد، 1946-
نور الشريف، 1946-
Languages
Arabic (72)
French (11)
Egyptian (1)
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