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Al Zooliyyah (The Carpet)
Kuwait in the 1950s. It’s the early days of the discovery of oil. Hammoud’s colleagues from the carpet shop he works in steal the carpet that was used at the inauguration of the first petrol station in Kuwait. Following their example, Hammoud also steals a carpet, but faces a great deal of inner turmoil.
2014 / Arabic dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / 16 mins
Genre: Drama
Programme: Gulf Voices
Premiere: World Premiere
Rating: PG
Contains: Requires Parental Guidance
Director: Sadeq Behbehani
Producer: Sadeq Behbehani
Screenplay: Haitham Boodai
DOP: Hatem Mahmod
Editor: Abdul Aziz Behbehani
Cast: Khalid Ameen, Ghader Alsabtey, Nawar Alquraini, Ali Boland, Fahad Alahmed
Voice Cast: Hanan Almahdi