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A great Syrian film. It is about the director's home town of Quneitra, on the borders of the Golan Heights, which was almost completely destroyed by the Israelis after the war and remains in ruins. The film is a historical-autobiographical epic of three generations, taking you from the Syrian fight for independence against the French in the s, through the war with Israel, and into recent times.

Malas is probably the most highly regarded living Syrian director — he is still based in Damascus as far as I know — and this film is heavily influenced by Tarkovsky in the use of long, contemplative dream and memory sequences where time is as important an expressive element as space, dialogue or movement.

This was the most successful full-length feature film by Culture sexuality en arabe Abdel Salam, who started his career as an assistant to Rossellini and Mankiewicz on Cleopatra and died quite young. Set in Egypt at the end of the 19th century, it tells of a peasant family living off the illegal trade in pharaonic treasures. The theme here is the continuity between ancient and modern Egypt and the importance Culture sexuality en arabe preserving pharaonic culture.

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