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palestine based on novel or book egypt poet 1930s alexandria egypt


Release Date: August 06, 1969

Year    :   1969
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Genres    :   Drama, Mystery, Romance
Production Companies    :   20th Century Fox
Director    :   George Cukor, Joseph Strick
Producers    :   Pandro S. Berman, Saul Wurtzel, Kathryn Hereford, Joseph C. Behm
Writers    :   Lawrence B. Marcus, Andrew Sarris, Lawrence Durrell
RunTime    :   116 mins.

In Alexandria, in 1938, Darley, a young British schoolmaster and poet, makes friends through Pursewarden, the British consular officer, with Justine, the beautiful and mysterious wife of a Coptic banker. He observes the affairs of her heart and incidentally discovers that she is involved in a plot against the British, meant to arm the Jewish underground in Palestine. The plot finally fails, Justine is sent to jail and Darley decides to return to England.

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