Divorced Fahmy kills a barman and runs off with a dancer Nadia. —El Cinema (translated)
Samir Seif graduated from the Higher Institute of Cinema in June 1969, and still continues to work at the institute today. He worked as an assistant with directors such as Shadi Abdel Salam on the Eloquent Peasant. He belongs to a generation of filmmakers which include Mohamed Khan, Aly Badrakhan and Khairy Beshara. Seif then worked as an assistant director for the great Youssef Chahine on his film The People and the Nile.
In 1972 Seif directed his first short film about Professor Yusuf Idris which was produced by Egyptian state television. In 1975 he made his feature debut with Circle of Revenge and followed this succes with Ota Ala Nar (1977), The Ghoul (1983), Tiger and the Female (1987). Seif is best known for the films he made in collaboration with the actor Adel Iman. —Arab TV Film School (Translated from)