Emberatoriet Meem (Empire M) (Egypt: 1972)

Director

Hussein Kamal

Cast list

Faten Hamama- Mother/Mona
Ahmed Mazhar
Dawlad Abiad- Granny
Seif Abol Naga- Mostafa (as Khaled Abol Naga)
Hayat Kandeel- Daughter
Leila Hamada
Hesham Selim

Credits

Novel and Dialogue: Ishan Abd al-Qudus

Screenplay: Mustafa Samy

Synopsis

Mona, a mother of 6, who is also a widow is struggling to raise all of her children, who are all different ages, ranging from elementary school to University graduating students. She wants to bring home a new husband, which then it turns to be an even more difficult task to accomplish.

Reviews

Tyldesley, Joyce. "Marriage and Motherhood in Ancient Egypt." History Today. 44.4 (1994): 20. Print.

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