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Directed by Togo Mizrahi
Egypt, 1945


Salaamah has the natural gift of voice and is deemed by those who hear her to be better than the finest court singer. Paralleling Oum Koulthoum’s own rise from peasant to star entertainer, is Salaamah’s ascendance from Bedouin girl to singing slave in the Caliph’s harem.

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Salamah Directed by Togo Mizrahi