Barakah Meets Barakah (Barakah yoqabil Barakah)

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Release Date: December 31, 2015 (limited)

1h 28m | Comedy, Romance


This self-financed film is marketed as “Saudi Arabia’s first rom-com.” It features comedian and social-media superstar Hisham Fageeh, who plays a mild-mannered civil servant named Barakah. He finds himself running up against his society’s strict rules when he falls for Bibi, the outspoken and fashion-forward daughter of a wealthy couple.

Director: Mahmoud Sabbagh
Studio: El Housh Productions
Producer(s): Mahmoud Sabbagh
Cast: Hisham Fageeh, Fatima Al Banawi
Writer(s): Mahmoud Sabbagh


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