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Country : Austria, Germany

THE MUMMY
Cannes Classics - Restored Prints

AL-MOMIA

(THE MUMMY)

Directed by : Shadi Abdel SALAM

Year of production : 1969 Country : EGYPT Length : 103 minutes

Synopsis

The film is based upon the true story of the discovery, in 1881, of 40 Royal Mummies.
When some archaeologists from the Antiquities Department in Cairo notice that several artefacts bearing royal names from the 21st dynasty keep appearing on the antique black market, an expedition is sent to Thebes, the capital of the Pharaonic Empire. They discovered that the Pharaoh’s tomb has been plundered for millennia, its treasures regarded as a natural heritage and a private source of income for the Horabat mountain tribe and its secret kept for generations by the chief's descendants. When the archaeologists find the tombs, the two sons of the dead tribal chieftain are faced with a moral issue. While they both refuse to continue the plunder, one of them is murdered and the other decides to side w

Credits

Shadi Abdel SALAM - Director

Shadi Abdel SALAM - Script / Dialogue

Abdel Aziz FAHMI - Cinematography

Salah MAREI - Set decorator

Mario NASCIMBENE - Music

Kamal Abou EL ELLA - Film Editor

Casting

Ahmed MAREI - Wannis

Ahmed HEGAZI - The Brother

Zouzou Hamdi EL HAKIM - The Mother

Nadia LOTFI - Zeena

Abdel Moneim ABOUL FETOUH - The Uncle

Abdel Azim ABDEL HACK - The Uncle

Ahmed ANAN - Badawi

Gabi HARRAZ - Maspero

Photo du film

Contacts

Production

ORGANISATION ÉGYPTIEN DU CINEMA -

Distribution

WORLD CINEMA FOUNDATION - www.worldcinemafoundation.org

International press

LESLEE DART, 42 WEST - www.42west.net

Cannes Classics Released on Shadi Abdel SALAM

AL-MOMIA

The film is based upon the true story of the discovery, in 1881, of 40 Royal Mummies. When some archaeologists from the Antiquities Department in Ca...
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