The Leech

(1956)
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A young man from the country arrives in Cairo to finish his education. His landlady, a widow and successful businesswoman in the quarter of the Citadel, seduces him. Although she teaches him much about life she also makes him forget his obligations to his family, his studies, even his religion. When he tries to put her aside she attempts to force him to give up everything in which he believes.

  1. Salah Abouseif

    Director, Writer

  2. El Sayed Bedeir

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Taheya Cariocca

    Shafaat

  2. Shukry Sarhan

    Shukry Sarhan

    Imam Beltagy

  3. Shadia

    Shadia

  4. Seraj Munir

    Seraj Munir

  5. Ferdoos Mohammed

    Ferdoos Mohammed

    Mother

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Original Title شباب إمراة

Status Released

Release Information

  • January 9, 1956
    Theatrical

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Original Language Arabic

Runtime 2h 6m

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79

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