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Night of Arabic Classic Films: The Dupes(1972)

Category
Films
Date
14 September 2017 ,7:00 pm
Venue
Qal’at Al Bahrain Site Museum
Tickets
Free Admission
Minimum age
SUITABLE FOR 13 YEARS & ABOVE
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Directed by Tawfiq Saleh based on Ghassan Kanafani's novel "Men in the Sun" (1963). This film is the first production of the General Organization for Cinema in Syria. The film won the first prize at the Carthage Film Festival in 1972. The story portrays the lives of three Palestinian refugees after the 1948 Nakba by following three generations of men who made their way from Palestine to Iraq on the hope of reaching Kuwait to pursue their dreams of freedom and prosperity. The film starring Abdel Rahman Al Rashi, Mohammed Khair Halwani, Bassam Lutfi and Deanna Dabsi.