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The Return of the Prodigal Son
The Return of the Prodigal Son
7.2
/10
273 Ratings

THE RETURN OF THE PRODIGAL SON

Awdat al ibn al dal

Directed by Youssef Chahine
Algeria, Egypt, 1976
Drama, Musical

Synopsis

After spending 10 years in prison, the political activist Ali returns home. His family is eagerly waiting for him, hoping that he will save them from the tyranny of his older brother, Tolba. However, soon they must realize that Ali’s morale and idealism have been replaced by conformity and apathy.

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Synopsis

After spending 10 years in prison, the political activist Ali returns home. His family is eagerly waiting for him, hoping that he will save them from the tyranny of his older brother, Tolba. However, soon they must realize that Ali’s morale and idealism have been replaced by conformity and apathy.