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The Empty Pillow

El wessada el khalia

Directed by Salah Abouseif
Egypt, 1957
Musical, Romance, Drama


Salah, a young college student, falls in love for the first time with Samiha. He spends his nights thinking about her and looking to her face in the “empty pillow” next to him. When she marries someone else, he is devastated and her memory haunts him no matter where he goes.

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The Empty Pillow Directed by Salah Abouseif

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