Spam
A moderator has been alerted
Delete Comment
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
Not for me
Add to DooVOTE
The Yacoubian Building

Help Us Bring This Film To You! CLICK   

The Yacoubian Building

Imārat Yaʿqūbīān
  • Egypt
  • 2006
  • 161 minutes
  • Drama
  • Arthouse

Want to see this?

Add to List
Not for me
DooV
Cairo: a 70-year-old building of once-luxury flats with tenements on the roof. Zika, an aging libertine, feuds with his sister. Pius Haj Azzam takes a second wife, in secret, to satisfy sexual drive within religious bounds. Bothayna, poor and beautiful, supports her family, wanting to do so with dignity intact. Her former fiancé, Taha, the janitor's son, humiliated by the police, turns to fundamentalism. Hatem, a gay editor, seduces and corrupts a young man from the sticks. Two brothers, Copts, one a tailor and one Zika's factotum, connive for property. Allah is on most everyone's lips, and corruption is in their hearts.
SHOW REVIEWS
HIDE REVIEWS