Capital Celluloid 2023 — Day 183: Mon Jul 3

The Blazing Sun (Chahine, 1954): BFI Southbank, NFT1, 8.20pm

This screening, introduced by season curator Elhum Shakerifar, is part of the
Youssef Chahine season at BFI Southbank. The film will also be screened on July 15th. Details here.

BFI introduction:
This tale of conflict sees a progressive engineer come up against a powerful Pasha. An epic tragedy of honour and greed, intertwined with the passion of star-crossed lovers, played by Faten Hamamah and Omar Sharif, the latter in his screen debut.

Here (and above) is an extract.

No comments: