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Yousry Nasrallah

Yousry Nasrallah (born 1952, Cairo, Egypt)
Starting as a student in politics, Nasrallah moved to the Cairo Film School during the years of studentship. After a few years of work as a journalist in Lebanon, he became Youssef Chahine’s assistant on La mռmoire (1982), Adieu Bonaparte (1984) and Alexandrie, encore et toujours (1990) and was also co-screenwriter of the last two films. In 1987 he made his directing debut of a feature film, Vol d’ռtռ, selected for the Quinzaine des Rռalisateurs in Cannes the same year. In 2004 he adapted the novel by the Lebanese writer լlias Khoury La Porte du soleil also presented at the Cannes in the non-competitive official selection.

Filmography
Summer Thefts (Sarikat Sayfeya, 1988), Marcides (1993), On Boys, Girls and the Veil (Sobyan wa banat, 1995), The City (El Medina,1999), The Gate of Sun (Bab el shams, 2004), The Aquarium (Genenet al asmak, 2008)

 

 

 

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