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The Circle

Category : Feature Film

Duration : 82 Min (Color)

Language : Arabic, with English subtitles

Country : United Arab Emirates, Kuwait / 2009

Production Company : MBC Group, Beyond Dreams


Synopsis : Ibrahim, a poet and a journalist, discovers that he is dying soon from a fatal disease. He confront his crook partner, Bader, and demands his share to make sure that his wife has a better life after he's gone. Shihab, a professional thief forced by his boss to do jobs for him in order to pay off a huge debt, plans to quit crime world to take care of his younger sister. They both meet accidentally just to begin seeing the world with different perspectives.


Cast :

Abdulmohsin Al Nimer

... Ibrahim

Ali Al Jabri

... Shihab

Nawaf Al Janahi

... Adel

Shehab Hamza

... Rida

Ibrahim Salem

... Abu Adnan

Alaa Al Nuaimi

... Bader


... Eman


... Al-Anood


Cinematography : Khaleefa Al Haddad

Editing : Abbas Yousefy

Original Music & Sound Design : Taha Al Ajmi

Produced by : Nawaf Al Janahi, Abdullah Boushahri

Written & Directed by : Nawaf Al Janahi


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Their Words

:: "With it, doors begun to open on Emirati feature films" - Deborah Young (film critic, USA)


:: "A hit at the right direction - Mohammed Rouda (film critic, Lebanon)


:: "An amazing turning point in Gulf cinema" - Khalid Rabeei (film critic, Saudi Arabia)


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