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ADIEU BONAPARTE
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ADIEU BONAPARTE

Directed by : Youssef CHAHINE

Year of production : 1984 Country : FRANCE, EGYPT Length : 115 minutes

Synopsis

Seeking both power and glory, the French fleet led by Bonaparte, invades Egypt in 1798, and takes first Alexandria and then Cairo. One of Bonaparte’s generals, Caffarelli, a scientist and a humanist, discovers Egyptian civilization and spirit. He makes friends with two brothers. Aly and Yehia, who had taken refuge in the capital, are fascinated with this learned and original character.
While the resistance fighters set against the bloody oppression, Caffarelli, leaving behind him all warlike concerns, rebels himself against Bonaparte and his destructive conquests.

Credits

Youssef CHAHINE - Script / Dialogue

Youssef CHAHINE - Director

Yousry NASRALLAH - Script / Dialogue

Casting

Michel PICCOLI - Caffarelli

Mohsen MOHIEDDINE - Aly

Patrice CHEREAU - Bonaparte

Mohamed ATEF - Yehia

Mohsena TEWFIK - la mère

Christian PATEY - Horace

Gamil RATIB - Barthélémy

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Contacts

Production

MISR INTERNATIONAL FILMS (YOUSSEF CHAHINE & CO.) - 35 rue Champollion - Le Caire EGYPT - T: +20105220086 - F: +202257880033

Distribution

TF1 DROITS AUDIOVISUELS - T: 01 41 41 16 96

International sales

TF1 INTERNATIONAL - schemaly@tf1.fr

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ADIEU BONAPARTE

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