Raafat El-Mehi (1940 - 2015) رأفت الميهي

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Raafat El-meehy was an Egyptian screenwriter and director. He was born in 1940, and studied English literature and the faculty of arts, before joining the High Institute of Cinema and graduating from it in 1964. He debuted in 1966 with the script for the film "Wa Gaffat El...Read more Amtar" (And The Rains Have Dried), and in the 1970's, he started a fruitful and highly acclaimed collaboration with director Kamal El Sheikh that culminated in 4 feature films. In 1981 he made his first feature film as a director "Oyoun La Tanam" (Sleepless Eyes), and followed it with "El Avocato" (The Lawyer) in 1983 and "Lel Hob Qissa Akhira" (Love's Last Story) in 1986. Towards the late 1980's, he started another fruitful collaboration with actor Mahmoud Abdel Aziz, during which he wrote and directed three critically acclaimed films. In 2000, he made his last feature film, "Alashan Rabbena Yehebbak" (For God To Love You), after which he retired due to its financial failure, and founded his eponymous filmmaking academy. He died in 2015.


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  • Raafat El-meehy was an Egyptian screenwriter and director. He was born in 1940, and studied English literature and the faculty of arts, before joining the High Institute of Cinema...Read more and graduating from it in 1964. He debuted in 1966 with the script for the film "Wa Gaffat El Amtar" (And The Rains Have Dried), and in the 1970's, he started a fruitful and highly acclaimed collaboration with director Kamal El Sheikh that culminated in 4 feature films. In 1981 he made his first feature film as a director "Oyoun La Tanam" (Sleepless Eyes), and followed it with "El Avocato" (The Lawyer) in 1983 and "Lel Hob Qissa Akhira" (Love's Last Story) in 1986. Towards the late 1980's, he started another fruitful collaboration with actor Mahmoud Abdel Aziz, during which he wrote and directed three critically acclaimed films. In 2000, he made his last feature film, "Alashan Rabbena Yehebbak" (For God To Love You), after which he retired due to its financial failure, and founded his eponymous filmmaking academy. He died in 2015.

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  • Birth Name:
  • محمد رأفت إبراهيم الميهى


  • Died on:
  • 24 July 2015
    [مضاعفات صحية بسبب وجود مياه على الرئة وضعف عضلة القلب]



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