Aghla min aynayya (1955)

35mm film, black and white, 1.37:1
mono, Arabic

An Egyptian horror film directed by Ezzel Dine Zulficar.

Plot Summary

A young man is badly scarred while trying to rescue a stranger from a burning building. Hiding behind a mask and sunglasses he finds himself drawn into a criminal underworld and falls in love with a blind woman.


Director: Ezzel Dine Zulficar
Screenplay: Ali El Zorkani, Ezzel Dine Zulficar
Story: Ali El Zorkani, Ezzel Dine Zulficar
Dialogue: Ali El Zorkani
Director of Photography: Hesham Wadid Serri [real name: Wadid Sirry]

Samira Ahmed
Omar El-Hariri
Hussein Riad

Alternative Titles

Dearer Than My Eyes – English language title