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SILENCE... WE'RE ROLLING

by Youssef Chahine

synopsis

Malak, a rich singer/actress, just wants to be loved for who she truly is. Upset by her divorce, she falls under the spell of an opportunist, Lamei. Their love affair soon becomes an obsessive passion for Malak. Her screenwriter and director try to get Malak away from Lamei, who is endangering her career. They concoct a story about how Malak’s family fortune will be left to her daughter, Paula. Lamei falls for the story and, in transferring his affections to Paula, reveals his true motives…

international title: Silence... We're Rolling
original title: Silence... On tourne
country: France, Egypt
sales agent: Pyramide International
year: 2001
genre: fiction
directed by: Youssef Chahine
film run: 102'
release date: FR 12/12/2001, CH 23/01/2002, BE 17/04/2002, UK 31/05/2002, IT 23/08/2002
screenplay: Youssef Chahine
cast: Latifa, Ahmed Bédeir, Ahmed Wafik, Magda El Khatib
cinematography by: Pierre Dupouey
film editing: Rachida Abdel Salam, Tamer Ezzat, Annette Dutertre
art director: Hamed Hemdan
costumes designer: Nahed Nasrallah
music: Omar Khairat
producer: Humbert Balsan
production: Ognon Pictures, Havas Images
distributor: Pyramide Distribution, Monopole Pathé (CH), Les Films de l'Elysée (BE), National Film Theater (UK), Lady Film (IT)
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