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

Ishan Abd al-Qudus (dialogue and novel)

Mustafa Samy (screenplay)

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

DFI Film review: Emberatoriet Meem, written by Reem Saleh; Doha Film Institute 

http://www.dohafilminstitute.com.php5-14.dfw1-2.websitetestlink.com/blog/dfi-film-review-emberatoriet-meem

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

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