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Sharīf, Nūr

Overview
Works: 141 works in 260 publications in 4 languages and 1,376 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Social problem films  History  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Autobiographical films  Prison films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nūr Sharīf
ʻImārat Yaʻqūbiyān( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 427 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-Dhakira = La mémoire by Yūsuf Shāhīn( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Arabic and held by 164 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
Le destin by Yūsuf Shāhīn( Visual )

30 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 155 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 )

7 editions published between 1975 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 76 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 )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Arabic and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor orphan girl and a young radical find their lives intertwined in modern-day Cairo
L'immeuble Yacoubian by Marwan Hamed( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le film raconte l'histoire d'un immeuble mythique du Caire et l'évolution politique de la société égyptienne de ces cinquante dernières années, entre la fin du règne du roi Farouk et l'arrivée des Frères Musulmans au pouvoir. Il fustige certains travers de la société égyptienne. En toile de fond, la question du "comment est-on passé d'une société dite moderne et ouverte d'esprit à une société souvent décrite comme intolérante?"
al-Kull ʻāwiz yaḥibbu( Visual )

4 editions published between 1975 and 2002 in Arabic and English 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."--Cover
al-Ḍaḥāyā = The victims( Visual )

4 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in Arabic and held by 24 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
Bi-dūn zawāj afḍal = Better off single = Sans mariage c'est mieux( Visual )

4 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film is about two love stories that have happy endings. When the relationship between Iman and Sala breaks up, Iman decides to move with her brother Hossam out of the city. Hossam meets a famous actress and marries her and Iman finds everlasting love with Sherif and marries him
al-Mutʻah wa-al-ʻadhāb = Lust & torture( Visual )

6 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in Arabic and held by 21 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 )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in Arabic and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film about a beautiful young woman with multiple personalities: one shy and one promiscuous. Based on a true story
Damī-- wa-dumūʻī-- wa-ibtisāmatī( Visual )

3 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
Kalimat sharaf( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Arabic and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic work about a man called "Sālim" who was arrested by mistake in a crime. His brother-in-law was involved in an affair with a young woman who got 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 the affair with the young woman. After a while "Sālim" heard that his wife was very sick. He tried to escape many times but failed. When he knew that his wife was going to die, Sālim begged the commissioner of the jail to give him a chance to see his wife before she died
Masjūn trānszīt = Masjoon transit( Visual )

in Arabic and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

al-ʻĀr( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in Arabic and held by 16 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
al-Baʻḍ yadhhabu lil-maʼdhūn marratīn = Some marriages don't last( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in Arabic and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Mamdouh's wife is jealous, even though he's faithful. His brother's wife neglects her husband. How is it that their cousin Ezzat seems to have a happy marriage?
al-Unthá wa-al-dhiʼāb( Visual )

in Arabic and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gangster who runs a brothel tries to recruit a young woman by promising to marry her. When she discovers the truth she escapes. The gangster sends his thugs to kill her by drowning in the Nile but she is rescued by Adʹham, a passer by who wanted to call the police. However, the thugs manage to kill her. Adʹham plans revenge with the help of the police and the victim's sister who looks just like her
Ṣirāʻ al-aḥfād( Visual )

in Arabic and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three cousins: a writer, a boxer and a businessman, set out to prove themselves in their own individual way, to impress their grandfather on his deathbed in a fight for inheritance
al-Raghbah = Desire( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in Arabic and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic work about the businessman "Jābir" who was living alone in his villa after the separation between him and his fiancée "Hālah" after the 1967's War. Hālah was married to a man called "Ḥusayn". Jābir knew where Hālah was living and bought a villa beside her. He tried to call her and invited her to his villa but she refused and asked him to go away. Hālah discovered that there was a relationship between her husband and his gardner's wife. The gardner "Ḥassān" knew about the relationship and killed his wife. Ḥusayn and Hālah run away. At the end When Jābir knew that Hālah run away, he suicided
Umm Kulthūm : ṣawt ka-annahu Miṣr( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in Arabic and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about singer Umm Kulthūm, born a peasant at the turn of the century, who became a powerful symbol of the aspirations of her country. Based on the book: "The voice of Egypt: Umm Kulthum, Arabic song, and Egyptian society in the twentieth century" by Virginia Danielson
 
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al-Dhakira = La mémoire
Alternative Names
ʻAbd Allāh, Muḥammad, 1946-2016

Abdallah, Muhammad, 1946-2016

Al-Charif, Nour 1946-...

Al-Charif Nour 1946-2015

Al-Šarīf, Nûr 1946-...

Al-Šarīf Nûr 1946-2015

aš-Šarīf, Nūr aš- 1946-2015

Charif, Nour al- 1946-...

Charif Nour al- 1946-2015

Cherif, Nour El

Cherif, Nour el- 1946-...

Cherif Nour el- 1946-2015

El Cherif, Nour

El-Cherif, Nour 1946-...

El-Cherif Nour 1946-2015

El-Sherif, Nour

El-Sherif, Nour 1946-...

El-Sherif Nour 1946-2015

Ǧābir, Muḥammad 1946-2015

Jaber, Mohammad 1946-2015

Nour El Cherif 1946-2015

Nour El-Sherif

Nour El-Sherif 1946-2015

Nour El-Sherif acteur

Nour El-Sherif acteur uit Egypte (1946-2015)

Nour El-Sherif Ägyptischer Schauspieler

Nour El-Sherif Egypt actor

Nour El-Sherif Egyptian actor

Nūr aš-Šarīf 1946-2015

Sharīf, Nūr 1946-2015

Sherif, Nour El-

Sherif, Nour el- 1946-...

Sherif Nour el- 1946-2015

Нур Аш-Шериф

الشريف, نور 1946-...

الشريف نور 1946-2015

‏العبد الله، محمد، 1946-2016

شريف، نور

شريف, نور 1946-2015

عبد الله، محمد جابر محمد، 1946-

عبد الله، محمد جابر محمد، 1946-2015

محمد العبد الله، 1946-2016

نور الشريف، 1946-

نور الشريف، 1946-2015

نور الشريف ممثل مصري

نور الشریف بازیگر مصری

نورالشريف 1946-2015

نوور شەریف

Languages
Arabic (95)

French (11)

Egyptian (2)

English (2)

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