3.9
7 Ratings

The Leech

Shabab emraa

Egypt, 1956

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Synopsis

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.

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The Leech

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

1956 | Competition

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