Syrian Drama Tackles the Algerian Revolution
The Syrian TV series Tamr Henna directed by Mohammad Firdous Attasi, deals with the socio-political events that took place in Algeria at the end the 1950s, according to the daily Syria Times.
This period witnessed the promotion of the national and pan-Arab causes, especially the liberation of all the occupied Arab lands, especially Algeria which was under the French mandate.
The series casts light on the story of a landlord who gets married three times and fells in love with Tamr Henna, the young girl who has a love relationship with her cousin, Shalabi. The landlord hatches one conspiracy after another in order to get rid of Shalabi who goes to Algeria to take part in the struggle of the Algerian people. Tamer Henna travels to Algeria searching for her lover, but she discovers that he died in a battle with the French.
She decides to remain in Algeria and takes part in the struggle of the Algerian people.
Khaled Taja plays the role of the landlord Nazmi Pasha and Tayseer Idris plays the role of the servant of Nazmi Pasha who takes part in implementing the conspiracies concocted by the Pasha against the dwellers of the quarter.
Actress Marah Jabr plays the role of Tamr Henna, the young girl who has a high awareness towards pan-Arab causes, especially towards the Algerian people – Albawaba.com