Cairo Station (1958)

Director
Youssef Chahine

Main cast
Farid Shawqi; Hind Rostom; Youssef Chahine; Hassan el Baroudi; Abdel Aziz Khalil

Genres
Drama, Crime

Description
Kinawi, a physically challenged peddler who makes his living selling newspapers in the central Cairo train station, is obsessed by Hannouma, an attractive young woman who sells drinks. While she treats Kinawi in a sympathetic way and jokes with him about a possible relationship, She is actually in love with Abu Sri', a strong and respected porter at the station who is struggling to unionize his fellow workers to combat their boss' exploitative and abusive treatment.


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