The Blazing Sun
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The Blazing Sun

Siraa Fil-Wadi

116 mins
8 / 10 (506)
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Synopsis

Ahmed, a young agricultural engineer, helps the farmers produce a superior sugar cane crop. Taher Pasha, a wealthy land owner, feels threatened by his recent production prosperity. Ahmed is in love with Pasha’s daughter, but due to their fathers’ rivalry, he is compelled to hide their relationship.

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Shot in the awe-inspiring Valley of the Kings, this damning social critique of land exploitation simmers with full-blooded, cross-class romance. Masterfully interweaving neorealism with melodrama, Youssef Chahine’s epic marks a sensuous and ferocious screen debut from the iconic Omar Sharif.

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