The Leech

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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


Top Billed Cast

  1. Taheya Cariocca


  2. Shukry Sarhan

    Shukry Sarhan

    Imam Beltagy

  3. Shadia


  4. Seraj Munir

    Seraj Munir

  5. Ferdoos Mohammed

    Ferdoos Mohammed


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The Leech


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Original Title شباب إمراة

Status Released

Release Information

  • January 9, 1956


Original Language Arabic

Runtime 2h 6m

Budget -

Revenue -



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