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Father of Neo-Realism in Egyptian Cinema Passes Away

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Al Jadid Staff Writers

With the death of Atef Al Tayeb, the Egyptian cinema lost one of its prominent figures, a director who contributed, along with others, to the tradition of neo-realism, a school strongly represented during the 1980s. Tayeb’s legacy -- scores of films -- dared to explore a wide range of issues, ranging from the cultural and economic to psychological.

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