BBC iPlayer - The Yacoubian Building
Drama, based on the novel by Alaa Al Aswany and set in the early 1990s, which offers a scathing portrayal of modern Egyptian society since the coup d'etat of 1952. Cairo's iconic Yacoubian building is a block of flats that has seen better days but still houses a diverse cast of characters.
Grand,sad,full of stories and passion.
An Egyptian dialect with English subtitle.
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