Qandel Om Hashim  (1968) Omm Hashem's Lamp

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  • Egypt
  • 105 minutes
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Umm Hashim's Lamp is a film about finding the balance between modernity - in disguise of the Western-educated doctor Ismail - and tradition - the oil-lamp from the mosque. When...Read more Ismail returns to his own neighborhood Sayyeda Zaynab in Cairo after studying in Eastern Germany, he finds that it is hard to reconcile the strong popular beliefs of the people with his rational scientific approach to cures and illnesses.

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