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Rimal Arabia (Arabian Sands)
Arabian Sands tells the story of Sir Wilfred Thesiger, whose passion was traveling through some of the most isolated places on earth. The movie is set in the Southern Arabian deserts of the late 1940s. Along With his companions Bin Kabina and Bin Ghabaisha besides others , Wilfred Thesiger sets out exploring the world of the desert known as Bedus. This film portrays the journey of a great European explorer with the nomadic camel-breeding Bedu in a harsh land where no thought of a world other than their own existed. No man can live this life and remain unchanged. He will carry, however faint, the imprint of the desert, and will have within him the yearning to return.For this cruel land can cxast a spell which no temperate clime can match> A story of adventure, courage, endurance, generosity and conviction of an illiterate tribe, 'Arabian sands' is a movie experience that will change your life.
2007 / Arabic and English dialogue with English and Arabic subtitles / Colour and Black & White / 90 mins
Genre: Adventure
Programme: Out of Competition : Feature
Premiere: TBC
Director: Majid Abdulrazak
Scriptwriter: Majid Abdulrazak
DOP: Akif Malik
Composer: Amanda Falkenberg
Cast: Abdullah Al Tararwah, Ali Tamimi, Majid Abdulrazak, Murad Fakhri Baluchi
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