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Alexandria... Why?
Alexandria... Why?
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ALEXANDRIA... WHY?

Iskanderia... lih?

Directed by Youssef Chahine
Egypt, Algeria, 1978
Drama

Synopsis

Living in Alexandria amid the harsh reality of World War II, teenager Yehia retreats into a world of fantasy. Obsessed with Hollywood, he dreams of studying filmmaking in America. However, when he falls in love and discovers the lies of the European occupation, he begins to reevaluate his identity.

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Synopsis

Living in Alexandria amid the harsh reality of World War II, teenager Yehia retreats into a world of fantasy. Obsessed with Hollywood, he dreams of studying filmmaking in America. However, when he falls in love and discovers the lies of the European occupation, he begins to reevaluate his identity.