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Umm Kulthum: A Voice Like Egypt

1996 Rated NR 1hr 7m

Film legend Omar Sharif narrates this absorbing documentary about the life and influence of Umm Kulthum, the Arab world's most celebrated songbird. Entwining her story with Egypt's changing political and cultural landscapes, director Michal Goldman combines clips of Kulthum's concerts and interviews with Egyptians from all walks of life, creating an illuminating portrait of the beloved diva whose voice still moves people decades after her death.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Arabic: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.