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Cinema director Mohamed Radi dies at 77

Wednesday 11/October/2017 - 10:11 PM
Sada El Balad
Ahmed Mohsin
After a long battle with illness، the prominent Cinema director Mohamed Radi has passed away at the age of 77.

Radi was born October 14، 1939 in Gharbia، Egypt، he graduated from law school in 1962 before earning a bachelor of arts from the Higher Institute for Cinema in 1964.

Radi is better known for his film 'Human & Jinn'_1985 was one the earliest horror films in Egyptian cinema.

His film 'Haet El-Botolat' has been banned for 12 years under the orders of former president Hosni Mubarak for not mentioning his role in the October War in 1973.

Radi received a life achievement award during the opening ceremony of the 32nd Alexandria film festival.

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