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Interesting, well-made drama from Egypt with Omar Shariff before he made it big in the West. Although a bit slow by today's standards, the story unfolds in a pretty entertaining fashion, and thus, it is accessible to Western audiences. The plot concerns a a voyage on the Nile from Luxor to Cairo, filled with intrigue. Characters are well written and believable, the plot is solid. It's a pity international cinema is so unknown in the West. Egyptian cinema is one of the most prolific in the Middle East. Struggle on the Nile is a good drama, with a slight "film-noirish" quality to it. It's great to see such good cinema in late 50's Egypt. Give it a watch if you catch it.