Latest Youssef Chahine News

Chahine To Be Honoured At Venice Film Festival

19th August 2008

Late moviemaker YOUSSEF CHAHINE will be remembered at the upcoming Venice Film Festival in Italy - this year's event has been dedicated to him. The revered Egyptian director died in July (08), aged 82. Chahine...

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Chahine Still Critical After Head Operation

19th June 2008

LATEST: Egyptian filmmaker YOUSSEF CHAHINE is still in critical condition after undergoing head surgery on Tuesday night (17Jun08). The celebrated 82-year-old was admitted to hospital in Cairo on Sunday (15Jun08) with a brain haemorrhage. He...

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Egyptian Director Chahine In Coma

16th June 2008

Famed Egyptian moviemaker YOUSSEF CHAHINE has fallen into a coma after suffering a brain haemorrhage. The 82-year-old director was admitted to hospital in Cairo, Egypt on Sunday (15Jun08) and is currently in a "serious condition",...

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French Producer Commits Suicide

11th February 2005

French film producer HUMBERT BALSAN has committed suicide at the age of 50. The renowned movie-maker, who was best known for his pictures with Egyptian director YOUSSEF CHAHINE including 2004's ALEXANDRIA... NEW YORK,...

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