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Children of the Alley

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2017
25 minutes
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Al Jazeera

PLOT SUMMARY

This documentary film covers the story of the novel “Children of the Alley” by Naguib Mahfouz.

The “children” of Nobel Prize-winning novelist Mahfouz’s title are beggars, peddlars, drug addicts, homeless, swindlers, cripples and ordinary people struggling to survive in a Cairo neighborhood at once modern and timeless.

 

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