New: Films from the Middle East & North Africa • 1h 44m
Directed by Hussein Kamal • Drama • With Faten Hamamah, Ahmad Mazhar • 1972 • 113 minutes
After the death of her husband, Mona (Faten Hamama) is raising her six kids along with working at her demanding job. She gradually falls in love with a businessman Ahmed (Ahmed Mazhar), but is afraid to give in to her feelings, as she's torn between her devotion to her children and her future with him.
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