The Land (1969)
Set in 1933, the mayor informs the peasants that the share of irrigation of their land will be split equally between them and feudal lord Mahmoud Bey. The peasants send Muhammad Effendi to submit a petition to the government. Then Mahmoud Bey proposes a project that would require taking part of the peasants’ lands.
Director: Youssef Chahine
Cast: Abdel Mohsen Selim, Abdel Rahman ElKhamesy, Abdel Warith Assir, Ali ElMoaawen, Ali ElSherif, Ashraf ElSelehdar, Ezzat ElAlaili, Faiza Abdel Gawwad, Fatma Imara, Hamdy Ahmed, Helmy Hilaly, Hussein Ismail, Ibrahim ElShamy, Mahmoud el-Meliguy, Mahmoud ElIraqi, Mohamed ElSaqqa, Nabila El Sayed, Nagwa Ibrahim, Salah El-Saadany, Tawfiq ElDekn, Yahia Shaheen
Duration: 129 min