Mahmoud Abdel Shakour

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Mahmoud Abdel Shakour said : “It is an exceptional documentary as it captured the last flooding of the Nile before the construction and operation of the Aswan High Dam, and it shows that the ancient Egyptians cherished the Nile so much that they believed it to have come from the sun, which they also worshipped,” External link

ahram-EN Friday, July 10, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Mahmoud Abdel Shakour said : “This is perhaps the grandest and most mystical scene in the film. All the characters are really small. The mummies, which stand for history, are somehow bigger, but the Nile is the most dominating element of all, and it takes up three-quarters of the frame,” External link

ahram-EN Friday, July 10, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Mahmoud Abdel Shakour added : “is very clear: the Nile saved the mummies, and it spared Wanis, the tormented son of a deceased smuggler, from the sin of violating the past. This is why the last line of the film comes from the ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead ‘you have risen,’ for it was the Nile that gave life,” External link

ahram-EN Friday, July 10, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Mahmoud Abdel Shakour said : “There is the popular 1963 film Arouss Al-Nil [Bride of the Nile], for example, that shows in a light comedy setting the way the Egyptians revered the Nile even as the country was embarking on industrialisation,” External link

ahram-EN Friday, July 10, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Mahmoud Abdel Shakour said : “there is the concept of what farmers will pay to make sure that their fields don’t dry out,” “There are many other films where the Nile is not so central but where it is still very present because the Nile is such an integral part of life for all Egyptians,” External link

ahram-EN Friday, July 10, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Mahmoud Abdel Shakour said : “In one of the most under-rated political satires of the 1980s, Qoudat Deid Maghoul [Perpetrator Unknown], the actors wake up to find that the Pyramids have disappeared and then that the Nile River itself has gone, leading them to consider that the country is lost,” External link

ahram-EN Friday, July 10, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Mahmoud Abdel Shakour told : “It is not wrong to reintroduce an old idea again or to to be inspired by a non-Egyptian work in an Egyptian format,” External link

al-monitor Friday, June 7, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT



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photographe égyptien100.00%FR04/26/201726/04/2017
Names Lang Count
Mahmoud Abdel ShakourFR66.67%
Mahmoud Abdel ShakourEN33.33%


 
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Mahmoud Abdel Shakour

Last updated on 2017-04-26T21:07+0300.

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Mahmoud Abdel Shakour said : “It is an exceptional documentary as it captured the last flooding of the Nile before the construction and operation of the Aswan High Dam, and it shows that the ancient Egyptians cherished the Nile so much that they believed it to have come from the sun, which they also worshipped,” External link

ahram-EN Friday, July 10, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Mahmoud Abdel Shakour said : “This is perhaps the grandest and most mystical scene in the film. All the characters are really small. The mummies, which stand for history, are somehow bigger, but the Nile is the most dominating element of all, and it takes up three-quarters of the frame,” External link

ahram-EN Friday, July 10, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Mahmoud Abdel Shakour added : “is very clear: the Nile saved the mummies, and it spared Wanis, the tormented son of a deceased smuggler, from the sin of violating the past. This is why the last line of the film comes from the ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead ‘you have risen,’ for it was the Nile that gave life,” External link

ahram-EN Friday, July 10, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Mahmoud Abdel Shakour said : “There is the popular 1963 film Arouss Al-Nil [Bride of the Nile], for example, that shows in a light comedy setting the way the Egyptians revered the Nile even as the country was embarking on industrialisation,” External link

ahram-EN Friday, July 10, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Mahmoud Abdel Shakour said : “there is the concept of what farmers will pay to make sure that their fields don’t dry out,” “There are many other films where the Nile is not so central but where it is still very present because the Nile is such an integral part of life for all Egyptians,” External link

ahram-EN Friday, July 10, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Mahmoud Abdel Shakour said : “In one of the most under-rated political satires of the 1980s, Qoudat Deid Maghoul [Perpetrator Unknown], the actors wake up to find that the Pyramids have disappeared and then that the Nile River itself has gone, leading them to consider that the country is lost,” External link

ahram-EN Friday, July 10, 2020 10:09:00 PM EAT

Mahmoud Abdel Shakour told : “It is not wrong to reintroduce an old idea again or to to be inspired by a non-Egyptian work in an Egyptian format,” External link

al-monitor Friday, June 7, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT



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photographe égyptien100.00%FR04/26/201726/04/2017
Names Lang Count
Mahmoud Abdel ShakourFR66.67%
Mahmoud Abdel ShakourEN33.33%


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