Days before the scheduled screening of the latest film “Al
Musafer” (The traveler), which was postponed for over a year and a half, the
Egyptian Censorship Committee has not yet given its approval for the film
demanding that all the intimate scenes be deleted.
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According to the Censorship, the movie contains several
intimate scenes between the leading stars Egyptian actor Khaled Al Nabawi and
Lebanese actress Sireen Abd Al Nour. In addition, the Censorship is also
demanding that the scene of Lebanese actress Dana breastfeeding a child must
also be deleted.
According to the internet website MBC.net, negotiations are
currently taking place between director of the film Ahmad Maher and an official
at the Censorship to make modifications to the film in order to approve it for
screening. Ahmad is insisting on keeping all the scenes stressing that they are
an essential part of the film, but the official at the Censorship is refusing
to keep them in the film and is also refusing to make the scenes shorter, which
is done in most films.
The Arab Production Company has set July 13 to be the
screening date of the film. The film stars prominent Egyptian legendary actor
Omar El Shareef, Khaled Al Nabawi, Amro Waked, Shareef Ramzi and Sireen Abd Al