The Yaacoubian Building .. عمارة يعقوبيان
An Egyptian movie directed by Marwan Hamed
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The movie presents different characters such as the corrupt minister, the parliament member who’s made his fortune out of drug dealing, the intellectual journalist who is a homosexual, in addition to the community of cheap bars and prostitutes, the leaders of fundamentalists and the armed terrorists.

Once the film was screened it started attracting huge numbers of audiences, due to the bold nature of the issues it tackles, the famous movie stars acting in the film, in addition to the intense publicity it received.  Primary calculations of the movie’s profits in its first two weeks in Egypt only reached nearly LE 8 millions, an unprecedented figure in Egyptian cinema history.

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