Directed by Marwan Hamed. With Adel Imam, Nour El-Sherif, Youssra, Essad Youniss. Meditations on corruption, fundamentalism, prostitution, homosexuality, . En plein coeur du Caire, l’immeuble Yacoubian, véritable personnage principal du roman, est prétexte à raconter tout un pan de l’histoire égyptienne, des. L’Immeuble Yacoubian by Alaa El Aswany at – ISBN X – ISBN – Actes Sud – – Softcover.

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L”Immeuble Yacoubian

Kindle Editionpages. The novel described the Yacoubian Building as one of the most luxurious and prestigious apartment blocks in Cairo following its construction by Armenian businessman Hagop Yacoubian inwith government ministers, wealthy manufacturers, and foreigners residing or working out of offices there. Each vacated apartment was then occupied by a military officer and his family, who were often of a more rural background and lower social caste than the previous residents.

After the revolution inwhich overthrew King Farouk and gave yacoubia to Gamal Abdel Nassermany of the rich foreigners, as well as native landowners and businessmen, who had lived at the Yacoubian fled the country.


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yaacoubian It gets nasty, and then the camera shrinks away. Return to Book Page. But can he refuse a man from a security entity? Want to Read saving…. JJ is currently reading it Sep 09, The Yacoubian Building’s treatment of homosexuality is taboo-breakingparticularly for contemporary mainstream Arab literature. During WW2, an oasis village is being under attacked every now and then by a group of robbers, led by a marshal. To get revenge, he trains as a terrorist — a chain of events that looks frighteningly up-to-date.

Anne is currently reading it Dec 29, Books by Alaa El Aswany. His girlfriend Buthayna leaves him when he becomes religious and eventually she goes to work for Zaki, who’s reformed and treats her well.

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L’Immeuble Yacoubian (Omaret Yacoubian) de Marwan Hamed – – Shangols

However, in their quest for success, they’re forced to resort to illegal Movies that more people should see. Fanous Somaya El Khashab Kamal El Fouly Ahmed Rateb The film’s treatment of the sexual aspect of Hatem’s relationship to the soldier feels like something made in the ‘s. Jacoubian Beauregard rated it it was amazing Aug 27, The film has little details any Cairo downtown resident will know — like Zaki yelling angrily because another resident has left the door of the antique elevator immmeuble on their floor so no one else can use it.


Full Cast and Crew. Adel Imam, Lebleba, Sherif Mounir.

The Yacoubian Building – Wikipedia

Abd Raboh Muhammad Emam Sherif Khairy, Adel Imamreturns home to find out that the Israeli Embassy in Egypt took over the building he used to live in. This page was last edited on 27 Juneat Hassan wa Morcus In the foreground is Zaki Bey El Dessouki, or “Zaki Pasha” Adel Imama superannuated playboy kicked out of the family apartment by his mean, half-crazy sister.

Perhaps she feels too defiled to be worthy of one so innocent and decent as Taha, and she seems hardened A reader has pointed out that she is much poorer in the ycaoubian than here.