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The Leech

Shabab emraa

directed by Salah AbouseifAmin Yousseff Ghurab
Egypt 1956
  • 126 min
2 Ratings


A young man from the country arrives in Cairo to finish his education. His landlady, a widow and successful businesswoman in the quarter of the Citadel, seduces him. Although she teaches him much about life she also makes him forget his obligations to his family, his studies, even his religion.