Adel Adham- Ali
Mervat Amin- Sana
Soheir Ramzy- Layla
Mamdouh Al Leithi
This film is based on the real life events that happened in Egypt during the Gamal Abdel Nasser era. We are introduced to a group of middle-aged friends. Each night, they all come together to meet on a luxurious houseboat to enjoy activities such as dancing, love-making, and smoking hashish. However, when a young news reporter visits the houseboat to write a story on the group, she's is surprised by outrage when she learns about the group's tragic depths of alienation. This movie is based on the novel by Naguib Mahfouz.
Adrift on the Nile, by John A. Nesbit; Rotten Tomatoes http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/adrift_on_the_nile/
"Hashish." The British Medical Journal. 2. 5421. (1964); 1348-1349. Print.