The Malcontent - النمرود

$480.00

In this fan-favorite lighthearted relationship film from director Atef Salem, Farid Shawqi stars as a man who is down-on-his-luck and constantly pursued by creditors. Despite his humble circumstances, a kindhearted woman (Huda Sultan) falls in love with him. His life changes following a failed suicide attempt, when he finds a small fortune hidden in his impoverished home. However, he soon discovers that money can't buy true happiness.

Shawqi's New Age Film was the production company, and Shawqi and Huda Sultan were married at the time of production: their on-screen/off-screen partnership made them a celebrity “power couple” of the time. The vivid crimson background creates an attractive splash of color, framed by portraits of Shawqi and Huda.

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 Year 1956
Dimensions 23 x 35 in
60 x 90 cm
Condition Good to fair vintage condition. Paper has overall some wrinkling. Tears on the middle of the right and left edges. A visible tears along the intersection of two fold lines, hidden by back paper.
Artist Gassour
Printer Printing House
Medium Stone Lithography

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