Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
2 - 8 December 1999
Issue No. 458
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875 Issues navigation Current Issue Previous Issue Back Issues

Film Festival
Humbert Humbert goes to Russia
Bertolucci is back. And more. Mohamed El-Assyouti reviews first week festival highlights

Donizetti's Don PasqualeWhen not taking part counts
A dull competition appears to be the consensus. And Khairiya El-Bishlawi agrees

A fascinating ordinariness
Youssef Rakha takes stock of West Beirut, Ziyad Doueiri's cinematic debut

Second week
of the

23rd Cairo International Film Festival


A star is bored
No trick questions. But then not really very many questions at all. Injy El-Kashef on half an hour with Alain Delon

Plain talk
By Mursi Saad El-Din

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