el bab el maftuh

Year of Production: 1963
Directed by: Henry Barakat
Written by: Lutfiah Elzayaat (Story), Lutfiah Elzayaat, Henry Barakat, Yussef Issa (Screenplay), Yussef Issa (Dialogue)
About the movie
Laila, who lives with her abusive father, falls in love with her cousin, only to discover that he is no different than her father. After leaving him, she meets her brother’s friend, who is a political activist. Laila falls in love with him, but political and social challenges face her, so she sets off on a journey of self-discovery.
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