Published on 16 Aug 2013 | over 3 years ago
If you want to know the story behind the Rabiha Al Adawiya Square in Cairo, this is the film to watch. A great production in the heydays of Egyptian cinema, this film is known to every Arab from the Gulf to the Atlantic. The story relates that of this woman who born in exquisite beauty and charm in the dawn of Islam Al Jazeera- the Nomad like life in the Gulf, she grew to turn to a fervent austere Muslim believer. The film is a masterpiece with no other than the Egyptian diva Nabeela Obaid. If you are a speaker of Arabic, then, it's always a relish to delve into authentic Arab language and culture. Good Watching!
In Western tradition the story of Rabiha Al Hadawiya would be compared to that of Maria Magdalena.