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Alexandria... New York

OT: Alexandrie... New York

Youssef Chahine // Egypt, France, 2004
Fiction Feature // FF2004



78-year-old Youssef Chahine’s latest work is the fourth film he has dedicated to his home city. “Alexandrie…New York” is a cosmopolitan masterwork. The Egyptian film director Yehia meets his old love, Ginger, in New York for the first time in forty years. Much has changed. The American dream has become a nightmare. Yehia finds out that he is the father of Ginger’s son. A wonderful tale about the diffculties of love.



Alexandrie... New York

Fiction Feature

Arabic, English


Egypt, France


128 min


Youssef Chahine

Youssef Chahine, Khaled Youssef

Mahmoud Hémeida, Ahmed Yéhia

Humbert Balsan

Ramses Maerzouk

Rachida Abdel Salam

Yehia El Mougy

Hamed Hemdan

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