The Yacoubian Building
- Drama

The Yacoubian Building

The Yacoubian Building (2006)

Release : 2006-06-01
Genre : Drama
Runtime : 161 minutes
Company : Arab Co, Good News
Cast : Adel Imam, Nour El-Sherif, Hend Sabry, Esaad Younes, Khaled El Sawy, Yousra
Language : ar, en, fr

Descriptions The Yacoubian Building

Cairo: a 70-year-old building of once-luxury flats with tenements on the roof. Zika, an aging libertine, feuds with his sister. Pius Haj Azzam takes a second wife, in secret, to satisfy sexual drive within religious bounds. Bothayna, poor and beautiful, supports her family, wanting to do so with dignity intact. Her former fiancé, Taha, the janitor’s son, humiliated by the police, turns to fundamentalism. Hatem, a gay editor, seduces and corrupts a young man from the sticks. Two brothers, Copts, one a tailor and one Zika’s factotum, connive for property. Allah is on most everyone’s lips, and corruption is in their hearts.

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