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Drama 19792h 13mOn: Netflix Tags: Egypt War About Africa 
Country: Egypt

Set against the panoramic backdrop of war-torn Egypt, director Youssef Chahine tells a highly personal tale of love and determination. Amid the poverty, death and suffering caused by World War II, 18 year-old Yehia, retreats into a private world of fantasy and longing. Obsessed with Hollywood, he dreams of one day studying filmmaking in America, but after falling in love and discovering the lies of European occupation, Yehia profoundly reevaluates his identity and allegiances.Alexandria… Why? featuring Naglaa Fathy and Farid Shawqi is streaming with subscription on Netflix. It's a drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.4 (1,247 votes).

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#15,905 Ranked Movie

#48 Ranked in Egypt Movies

#1426 Ranked in Movies on Netflix

#10133 Ranked in Drama Movies

Alexandria… Why? has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.4 (1,247 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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