THE SIXTH DAY

AL-YOM AL-SADIS

By Youssef CHAHINE

MISR INTERNATIONAL FILMS - as SALES

Completed 1986


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Karlovy Vary IFF 2019
Tribute to Youssef Chahine
    • Year of production
    • 1986
    • Countries
    • EGYPT, FRANCE
    • Duration
    • 103 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Youssef CHAHINE
    • Synopsis
    • A film about a young grandmother attempting to save her ailing grandson during the cholera outbreak of the late 1940s. Featuring the last screen performance of mega French pop star Dalida, The Sixth Day is one of Chahine’s most elusive, most philosophical treatises. It combines realism, melodrama, musical elements and fantasy.
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