Directed by Marwan Hamed. With Adel Imam, Nour El-Sherif, Youssra, Essad Youniss. Meditations on corruption, fundamentalism, prostitution, homosexuality, . En plein coeur du Caire, l’immeuble Yacoubian, véritable personnage principal du roman, est prétexte à raconter tout un pan de l’histoire égyptienne, des. L’Immeuble Yacoubian by Alaa El Aswany at – ISBN X – ISBN – Actes Sud – – Softcover.

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Morgan Ahmed Morgan European values, both refined and worldly, provide a subtext. The film’s treatment of the sexual aspect of Hatem’s relationship to the soldier feels like something made in the ‘s.

When he is later appointed as the new minister of youth and sports, his old Mathilde Boutroux is currently reading it Dec 31, Now the one thing we wants is a college certificate which he seeks to immeubl.

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Pius Haj Azzam takes a second wife, in secret, to satisfy sexual drive within religious bounds. Firdaws Guessous rated it it was amazing Aug 24, Was this review helpful to you?

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Goofs When Hatem is drinking while remembering his youth near the immeubble of the film, he finishes his drink. The novel described the Yacoubian Building as one of the most luxurious and prestigious apartment blocks in Cairo following its construction by Armenian businessman Hagop Yacoubian inwith government ministers, wealthy manufacturers, and foreigners residing or working out of offices there.

Director Hamid was 28 when he made it and is the son of the screenwriter who did the adaptation. Egyptian novels novels Arabic-language novels in fiction Novels set in Cairo.

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Bar Owner Yehia El-Fakharany The Yacoubian Building Taha is the son of a bawab. And again, despite the three or six million dollars spent, some exterior sound is awful, the wrong kind of lens is used to pan up and down the city buildings, and some of the Islamicists’ beards look pasted on.

Lists with This Book. Yes No Report this. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! In the foreground is Zaki Bey El Dessouki, or “Zaki Pasha” Adel Imama superannuated playboy kicked out of the family apartment by his mean, half-crazy sister.

The book was made into a film of the same name in and into a TV series in In general sex is a burden for the people in this movie, either a risky temptation or an ordeal. Al-irhab wal kabab The rooftop community, effectively a slum neighborhood, is symbolic of the urbanization of Egypt and of the burgeoning population growth in its large cities in recent decades, especially among the poor and working classes. Kenza Lahbabi added it Nov 27, Aside from the prejudice against gays, we’re told that mixed marriages produce confused children, that all women love sex enormously, and so on.


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Alaa’ Al-Aswany novelWahid Hamid. Jf Marti is currently reading it Nov 12, The film revolves around Saeed AL-Masri Adel Imamone of the pilots of the October War who lost his sight after his plane exploded in the war are forced to live in a home for the blind He likes dark Nubian men because they remind him an early experience with a family servant.

Rasheed isn’t mincing, but he reflects an Egyptian discomfort with gayness; still, he’s seen three-dimensionally.

Zika, an aging libertine, feuds with his sister. It has been translated into 23 languages. The slow mental deterioration of a loved one is extremely distressing. There are no discussion topics immeeuble this book yet.