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Among the Ruins

Among the Ruins

Among the Ruins (Egyptian Arabic: بين الأطلال, translit. Bain El Atlal) is a 1959 Egyptian romance film directed by the Egyptian film director Ezz El-Dine Zulficar and produced by the Egyptian film producer Salah Zulfikar. The film is based on a novel written by Yusuf Sibai. The film stars Faten Hamama, Emad Hamdy and Salah Zulfikar. Hamama received an award for her performance and the film was listed in the Top 100 Egyptian films in 1996.


(Faten Hamama) plays Mona a university student who falls in love with her professor, Mahmoud (Emad Hamdy), who is also a gifted writer. Mahmoud proposes to Mona but her mother refuses and Mona marries another man and leave Egypt. Years later after she returns to Egypt, Mona visits a sick Mahmoud in a hospital. Mahmoud expresses his love to Mona as he lies in his deathbed. And Mona’s son Kamal (Salah Zulfikar) falls in love with Mahmoud’s daughter Mona (Sophie Tharwat).



  • Faten Hamama as Mona
  • Emad Hamdy as Mahmoud
  • Salah Zulfikar as Kamal
  • Fouad El-Mohandes as Abdel Moneim
  • Sophie Tharwat as Mona Mahmoud
  • Rawhiyya Khaled
  • Samiha Ayoub


External links

  • Among the Ruins at IMDb


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