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  • Dunia (2005)
  • 112 min | Drama, Romance
Dunia (2005)
112 min | Drama, Romance

After studying literature at Cairo University, Dunia, 23 years old, wants to become a professional dancer. She attends audition for an oriental dance contest where she recites Arabian poetry without any body movement. She explain to the ...See moreAfter studying literature at Cairo University, Dunia, 23 years old, wants to become a professional dancer. She attends audition for an oriental dance contest where she recites Arabian poetry without any body movement. She explain to the perplexed jury that a woman can't move her body or evoke act of love when society ask women to hide their femininity. She is selected and meet Beshir, an intellectual and activist who will supervise her thesis on ecstasy in Sufi love poetry. Their attraction is mutual. This could be liberation for Dunia but the constraints on women in Egyptian society goes deeper than she suspects. Written by Lyse Lefebvre See less
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Updated Sep 6, 2005

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Nov 9, 2006 (United States)

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7 cast members
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Hanan Turk
Dunia Dunia   See fewer
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Fathi Abdulwahhab
Mamdouh (as Fathy Abdel Wahab) Mamdouh (as Fathy Abdel Wahab)   See fewer
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Aida Riyad
Inayate (as Aida Reyad) Inayate (as Aida Reyad)   See fewer
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Khaled El-Sawi
Hazem (as Khaled El Sawy) Hazem (as Khaled El Sawy)   See fewer
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6 / 10 | 283 votes