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33 Ratings

Adrift on the Nile

Thartharah fawq al-Nil

Directed by Hussein Kamal
Egypt, 1971


Set against the backdrop of the 1967 Six-Day War, the movie adaptation of Naguib Mahfouz’s novel follows the escapist, drug-fuelled riverboat meetings of a group of frustrated Egyptians from various walks of life.

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Adrift on the Nile Directed by Hussein Kamal

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