• Publication date: March 26, 2011

Halim Halim

The Life Of One Of The Arab World’s Greatest Musicians
The movie is a ...

The Life Of One Of The Arab World’s Greatest Musicians The movie is a biography of the late artist Abdel Halim Hafez played by the late Ahmed Zaki in the last work of his on-screen Cine Golden. The story is told by a dialogue between Halim and Ramzy, a radio personality in Egypt. Ramzy questions Halim about various stages of his life and the audience is given a rare insight into the road Halim took to success. The movie reveals how much Halim suffered until he finally reached his goal and became an integral part of the consciousness of people, with his songs. The movie also describes Halim’s life after success and details his disease. The singer Abdel Halim Hafez is among the most popular and celebrated singers ever in Egypt and the Arab world. Halim was also an actor, conductor, music teacher and movie producer. He is widely considered one of the Great Four of Arabic music and is widely regarded as the greatest male musician ever in the Arab world. The movie received critical acclaim and was screened at the Cannes International Film Festival.