Al- YAWM AL-SADIS (1986)

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Alternative titles

  • The SIXTH DAY Alternative
  • El YOM EL SADES Alternative
  • Le SIXIÈME JOUR Alternative
  • The 6TH DAY Alternative


Adaptation of the novel by Andrée Chedid. Set in Egypt in 1947, when the country was afflicted by an epidemic of cholera. SAddika is a strong-willed washerwoman whose life is very humdrum except for her visits to the cinema. She meets a budding young dancer who also has a passion for the crime.

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