Radwan El-Kashef

  • Radwan El-Kashef – Lieah ya banafsieg AKA Violets Are Blue AKA Why, Violets? (1993)

    Radwan El-Kashef1991-2000DramaEgypt
    Lieah ya banafsieg (1993)
    Lieah ya banafsieg (1993)

    A portrayal of the lives of four friends who have different dreams and aspirations; Ahmed falls in love with a girl he saw once, Sayed gets in trouble when he sells the laboratory animals, Abbas who is married to a woman that doesn’t love him, and Ali who works in illegal operations.Read More »

  • Radwan El-Kashef – Arak el-balah AKA Date Wine (1998)

    1991-2000DramaEgyptRadwan El-Kashef

    This Egyptian feature film has strong elements of both folktale and comedy, although its subject matter and final scenes are anything but funny. Set in southern Egypt, the film tells the story of a group of people who are led into the desert by a strong-minded man who wants them to live far from the greed and corruption of civilized society. Years later, when the leader has become old and weak, a mysterious visitor coaxes the men of the village away to work in the north where they can make a lot of money. Only the leader and his adolescent grandson Ahmed – who has no desire for wealth – are left in the village with the women and children.Read More »

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