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Alshajarh Alnaemah (The Sleeping Tree)


Bedridden Amina has cerebral palsy and her parents, Jassim and Noora, must ensure that she receives proper care. Noora stays at home to take care of her daughter, but Jassim’s refusal to participate in family life heightens the tensions within the family. Constrained and desperate, the couple leads an estranged existence. A series of coincidences however, bring new light as Jassim moves between reality and hope… With his brother’s taxi he embarks on the journey of his life. At the legendary Tree of Life, he is mesmerised by his passengers’ attraction to the tree and is overwhelmed by the surroundings. In an unexpected convergence of experiences, life appears to regain purpose. However, Jassim and Noora’s happiness is fleeting and their marriage is tested yet again.

2014 / 87 mins

Genre: Drama


Mohamed Rashed Buali
(Nooran Pictures)
Fareed Ramadan
(Nooran Pictures)
Suha Matar
(Nooran Pictures)


Haifaa Hussain
Jamaan Al Rowayai
Maryam Zayman
Ibrahim Khalfan
Ibrahim Al-Hasawi
Hawra Sharif


Saleh Nass


Mohamed Maghraoui


Fareed Ramadan

Sales Agent

Subidita Bhattacharya
(Nooran Pictures)

Production Company

Nooran Pictures
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