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Saudi Arabia I 2022 I Arabic dialogue with English subtitles l 23 min
Hamed’s mid-life crisis prompts him to repent and change the course of his life, (deciding to go to Makkah) to seek forgiveness. However, during the desert road trip, something happens that prevents him from completing his long spiritual journey and makes him return to meet someone who lives in his past, still.
Screening: May 2, 21:30 Panora 2
CAST & CREDITS
Director: Ali Saeed
Writer: Ali Saeed
Cast: Yaqoub Alfarhan, Ahmed Almomen, Ali Alsayegh, Oumkalthoum Sarah Bard, Jubran Al Jubran
Dop: Hassan Saeed
Producer: Hassan Saeed
An author and film producer. He studied journalism in Damascus, and wrote award-winning films such as “Green Lime” and “The Compass”, winning the Best Screenplay in the 2021 Saudi Film Festival. Saeed also wrote, directed and produced the documentary “Unti-Cinema” about the history of cinema in Saudi Arabia, for the Ithra Center.