Sunday, October 7, 2007

The first ever Saudi movie

Keif Al Hal (How is it going?, 2006)

Director: Izidore K. Musallam
Script Writer: Bilal Fadl
Cast: Hesham El Haweesh, Mees Hamdan, Khaled Samy, Turky El Youssef
Release Date: November 9, 2006
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Country: Saudi Arabia
Time: 95 min

About the Movie: Keif Al Hal, produced by the Rotana Group, is a comedy-drama depicting the tension between moderates and conservatives in the Kingdom and the conflict experienced by the young as they try to embrace globalization, while retaining cherished Islamic values. Source: Arab News (Saudi Arabia)
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About the Director: Izidore K. Musallam, born in Haifa, now lives and works in Toronto, Canada. He graduated with a BFA in film production from York University in Toronto and has written, produced and directed a number of feature films.