THE ELOQUENT PEASANT (1969)
Sobre o filme
This short movie follows the peasant Khun-anup. When he and his donkey stumble upon the lands of the noble Rensi, the peasant`s goods are confiscated and he is unjustly accused of theft. Based on one of the literary texts that survived from the Middle Kingdom, the classical period of Egyptian literature, the events are set between 2160 and 2025 B.C.
Restored in 2010 by The Film Foundation’s World Cinema Project at Cineteca di Bologna/L’Immagine Ritrovata laboratory in association with the Egyptian Film Center. Restoration funding provided by Armani, Cartier, Qatar Airways and Qatar Museum Authority.
Título original: SHAKAVI EL FLASH EL FASI
Duração: 20 min.
Direção: SHADI ABDEL SALAM
Roteiro: Shadi Abdel Salam
Montagem: Kamal Abou El Ella
Elenco: Ahmed Marei, Ahmed Enan, Ahmed Hegazi