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Alexandria... Why?

Iskanderija... lih?

Directed by Youssef Chahine
Egypt, 1979
Drama

Synopsis

In 1942, as Rommel’s army nears Alexandria, some cheer the victors, Jews prepare to flee, and a vengeful aristocrat buys British soldiers to seduce and kill them—until he falls in love with one young captive.

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Alexandria... Why? Directed by Youssef Chahine