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The Land
The Land
8.2
/10
379 Ratings

THE LAND

Al-ard

Directed by Youssef Chahine
Egypt, 1969
Drama

Synopsis

A rural Egyptian village unsuccessfully attempts to retain access to its water. Told that they can only irrigate their land a few days a month, several of the villagers are arrested for overwatering. Although the outside threat originally seems to unite the villagers, divisions resurface.

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Synopsis

A rural Egyptian village unsuccessfully attempts to retain access to its water. Told that they can only irrigate their land a few days a month, several of the villagers are arrested for overwatering. Although the outside threat originally seems to unite the villagers, divisions resurface.