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“Sahar El Layali” is an Egyptian movie that was produced in 2003 by Hani Khalifa and written by Tamer Habib. This film is about an upheaval of heated drama that faces young married and single couples in Egypt. In the beginning of the film old friends are reunited by being invited to Khaloud’s and Perry’s daughters birthday. Perry soon finds out that Khaloud has not been faithful to her. Moushira and Ali are married, Amr is married to Farah, and Sameh and Inass are dating. Moushira and Ali have an arguement after she tells Ali that he does not fulfill her sexually. Perry’s and Amr’s drama begins with Perry suspecting him of infidelity and that her family’s wealth has paved the road for him. Amr has a strong sense of jealousy when it comes to Ali who is Farrah’s ex-boyfriend. Inass gives Sameh a choice to marry her or for them to become separated. Sameh is confused on what he should do because he claims that they are both very different.
In this film, old friends are reunited and the true feelings are revealed between all of the couples. In the opening credits of the film, it clearly shows pictures of all the friends back in the days starting with the begining of their friendship and of the present day. It shows all of them laughing and enjoying the time that they are having together. As the film progresses, during or after marriage and moving on, they find themselves missing the past and what they used to have. They compare their past to their days of un-excitement and unhappy marriage. For example, in Sameh and Inass’s case “taken” disposition. After all the couples come upfront with their lovers, heated fights breaks out between all of them and the friendship is rekindled by the men who are leaving town, in which they have done often before. Also, Perry going into labor has brought the women closer. Even the relationship between Moushira and Farrah became…...

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