Alexandria : An Egyptian Story
Alexandria : An Egyptian Story (1982)

The critically acclaimed Youssef Chahine wrote, directed, and produced this autobiographical movie about his filmmaking career and the Egyptian political scene as it evolved at the same time he was growing and changing as a director. His… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1982
DVD Release Date: August 8, 2000
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Fernando F. Croce

The three-ring circus is far from seamless, yet it's roped together by Chahine's willingness to turn the camera toward his own contradictory passions and neuroses

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Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

... his All That Jazz, in which he defends his life to a fantasy courtroom while under the knife during open-heart surgery.

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