The Passage (2019)


In 1967 and during the Six-Day War, Nour, a war commander, leads his soldiers through thick and thin with the support of his wife.

Also known as Al Mamar and El Mamar (English titles) and Almamar and Elmamar (Arabic titles).


The film begins with the early hours of the 1967 war, documenting the reasons for the defeat in Sinai, which devastated soldiers. As the War of Attrition come to restore trust, officer Nour starts establishing a squad to execute a mission behind enemy lines deep in Sinai.


  • Haggag Abdulazim.
  • Dana Abed … Omera.
  • Asma Abul-Yazid … Farha.
  • Youssef Ahmed.
  • Mohamed Al-Sharnuby … Eng. Ahmed (as Mohammad Al Sharnouby).
  • Ahmed Alshahrani … Hareri.
  • Kamilia Assem … Kamilia.
  • Fares Bakr.
  • Ahmed Ezz … Colonel Nour.
  • Ahmed Falawkas … Mahmoud.
  • Muhammad Farrag … Helal.
  • Mohamed Goma … Abo Rageebah.
  • Mahmood Hafez.
  • Ahmad Haggag … (as Ahmed Hagag).
  • Ahmed Salah Hosny … Ramzy.

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s):
    • Sharif Arafah.
  • Producer(s):
    • Youssef Ahmed … co-producer.
    • Hesham Abdel Khalek … producer.
  • Writer(s):
    • Sharif Arafah.
  • Music:
    • Omar Khairat … composer.
  • Cinematography:
    • Ayman Abou el Makarem … director of photography.
  • Editor(s):
    • Fares Abdel Kerim.
  • Production:
  • Distributor(s):
  • Release Date: 04 June 2019 (Cairo, Egypt).
  • Running time: 150 minutes.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Country: Egypt.
  • Language: Egyptian and English (subtitles).

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