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Henry Barakat

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Occupation  Film director
Years active  1942 - 1984

Name  Henry Barakat
Role  Film director
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Born  11 June 1914 (1914-06-11) Cairo, Egypt
Died  May 27, 1997, Cairo, Egypt
Movies  The Nightingale's Prayer, Al Haram, Hassan and Nayima, A Man in Our House, Safar Barlik
Similar People  Faten Hamama, Samia Gamal, Farid al‑Atrash, Shoukry Sarhan, Ahmed Mazhar

Henry Barakat (Arabic: هنري بركات‎‎, 11 June 1914, Cairo – 27 May 1997, Cairo) was one of the most famous Egyptian film directors in his era. He was born in Shobra, Cairo, to a religious Egyptian Coptic family, his father worked as a priest in St. Antonio Church in Shobra directed some of the most famous films in the Egyptian Cinema.


Henry Barakat Henry BARAKAT Biographie et filmographie


Henry Barakat BLOG i 10 migliori classici del Cinema Arabo e i 10 migliori

2 wins & 3 nominations

Henry Barakat Egypt The NeoConservative Christian Right

Berlin International Film Festival

Henry Barakat Cin Le Caire novembre 2014

  • 1959 Nominated Golden Berlin Bear Hassan wa Nayima (1959)
  • 1960 Nominated Golden Berlin Bear Doa al karawan (1959)

  • Henry Barakat PECHE LE film ralis par Henry Barakat

    Cannes Film Festival

  • 1965 Nominated Golden Palm Haram, El (1965)
  • Jakarta Film Festival

  • 1964 Won Best Film Bab el maftuh, El (1964)
  • Valencia Festival of Mediterranean Cinema

  • 1984 Won Special Mention Leilet al quabd al Fatma (1984)
  • Honors

    Egypt State Incentive Prize in Arts and Letters of the Supreme Council of Culture, 1995.

    In the Press

    The best of Egyptian cinema , the 15 best Egyptian films of all time


    Henry Barakat Wikipedia