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Ahmed Mazhar in The Nightingale's Prayer

The Nightingale's Prayer

1959 NR

Taha Hussein's novel comes to the silver screen with Arab actress Faten Hamama as the leading lady. The beautiful Egyptian landscape provides the backdrop to this story involving Amna (Hamama), who desperately seeks to avenge the humiliation and dishonor brought to her family by an offhand engineer (Ahmed Mazhar). But with her bravery interpreted as mere rebellion, will she ever be successful in her quest?