The second entry in Egyptian director Youssef Chahine's autobiographical "Alexandria" trilogy continues the story of filmmaker Yehia Mourad (Noui El-Sherif). When the filmmaker is put under for emergency heart surgery, he experiences a surrealist review of his life's events, from his failed romances to the Egyptian revolution and his desire to be a big Hollywood success. Fans of Chahine will recognize re-creations of two of his most famous films.
School is out, and three girls head to the beach for vacation. Two of the girls are world-wise party-goers who attempt to loosen up their naive, virginal friend, whose uncle has allowed the girls to stay at his beach house.
At a summer camp for youths, cocky pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer "Madman Marz". Suddenly, counselors are being maimed and slaughtered in various ways by the backwoodsman who has returned when his name was called.
A faulty computer causes a passenger space shuttle to head straight for the sun, and man-with-a-past, Ted Striker must save the day and get the shuttle back on track – again – all the while trying to patch up his relationship with Elaine.
Have you watched Alexandria : An Egyptian Story yet? What did you think about it?