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Wolves Don't Eat Meat [aka. Kuwait Connection]

Type:
Feature Film

Director:
Samir A. Khouri

Year:
1973

Time:
101 minutes

Language:
Arabic with English or French subtitles
   
This film is currently out-of-print, but we do have only 1 rare DVD copy for sale!

Filmed in the style of such Hollywood action classics as BULLITT and THE FRENCH CONNECTION, the first image we see in WOLVES DON'T EAT MEAT is through the scope of a rooftop sniper's rifle just before he makes a kill. A frantic chase through the streets of town follows as the assassin, Anwar, makes his getaway. Wounded and exhausted, Anwar stumbles into the home of a stranger where he is allowed to recuperate and his story unfolds. We learn that he was once an ambitious journalist who has been transformed into a slaughterer of men by the years of war, suffering and destruction he has witnessed around the world - starting with the massacre at Deir Yassin in Palestine.

A message film about good vs. evil and the negative effects of violence, WOLVES DON'T EAT MEAT nevertheless employs the trademark sex, violence and bloodshed popularized in Hollywood action films of the 1970s, a style that later influenced the films of directors such as Quentin Tarantino and Oliver Stone. Available for the first time on DVD, this film offers a fascinating example of Egyptian action cinema of the 1970s - an era when censorship was more relaxed there than it is today.



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Rental Information
This film is available from AFD for public screenings and television broadcast. For information regarding rental rates and formats, please contact institutions@arabfilm.com for institutional/non-theatrical screenings, or festivals@arabfilm.com for theatrical, festival, television, or other bookings.

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