SHAHIN Yusev( Egyptian film director, screenwriter, actor and teacher)
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Youssef Chahine, Egyptian film director, screenwriter, actor and teacher. Born in Alexandria. Film received in the U.S.. The debut game movie 'Papa Amin' set in 1950, . fame came to him with the film 'Fighting in the valley' (1954), . where, . using the elements of 'western' and the Arab melodrama, . denounced feudal tyranny on the eve of the national democratic revolution of 1952, . and in 1958 released a socio-political pamphlet 'Cairo Station' and anti-colonial reel 'Jamil-Algerian'.,
. In 1963, implemented a large-scale historical epic 'The winner of Salah al-Din', in which the struggle of the Muslim military leader Saladin was associated with the Arab Liberation Movement
. In 1965 he left for Beirut and took there film operetta 'Sold rings' with the famous Lebanese singer Feyruz.
. In Egypt he returned in 1968 and was made a director in the joint Soviet-Egyptian film 'People and the Nile', because of the nagging censorship released in rent until 1972
. In 1970 created one of the best domestic films 'Earth', which traced the story of anti-feudal peasant uprising, giving it a deep analysis of social antagonisms in the Egyptian village of the early 80's.
. Since the late 70-ies Shaheen became more oriented to Western viewers, . preparing for a broad grasp of the events of his autobiographical trilogy 'Alexandria, . why? (1979), . 'The Egyptian story' (1982) and "Alexandria, . again and again '(1990).,
. During the break, in 1985 and 1986, with the assistance of France took the historical drama "Farewell, Bonaparte!" Michel Pikolli starring and tragic reel 'Sixth Day' with Dalida
. In the films revealed detachment of the author of what he represents, had left them, and 'strong drama'. First of all, it became apparent in scenes where the intricately organized stream of characters and events director combined sketches from his personal life with political upheavals Egypt for 40-80-ies.
. Around the same techniques, using cross-assembly, combining the scene in a continuously growing rate, he applied to the psychoanalytic parable 'Emigrant' (1995) and the last time his movie film with elements of melodrama 'fate'.
. Shaheen - professor at the Cairo Film Institute, is collaborating with the theater
. In total he made 31 feature film.
. Along with numerous National Awards has awards from international film festivals - 'Golden Tanit', . 1970 for the combined work, . obtained Carthage, . 'Silver Bear' and the Grand Jury Prize in 1979 for the films' Alexandria, . why?, . won in West Berlin, . jubilee prize 50 th International Film Festival in Cannes, . 1997, . contest which was shown to his motion picture 'fate'.,