Omar Sharif leads an all-Egyptian cast in this three-part drama, recorded entirely in Egypt's capital. Adapted from Naguib Mahfouz's novels, this is a gripping family saga, with a monstrous father, a loving mother, and four children. It is set in seductive Cairo from 1917 to 1953, against a backdrop of political upheaval.More
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Abridged Story Ages Badly
No, it was not worth my time. The material selected left out the most important parts of the story.
Think I will stick with complete readings.
Over melodramatic had the quality of a soap opera.
- Arlington Cory
- Mariam Nakhla