WHO’S IN IT?
Tom Hanks (Bridge of Spies), Alexander Black (film debut), Sarita Choudhury (Mississippi Masala), Sidse Babett Knudsen (The Duke of Burgundy), Ben Whishaw (Skyfall), Tom Skerritt (Alien), Tracey Fairaway (Enough Said), David Menkin (The Man From U.N.C.L.E), Rolf Saxon (Saving Private Ryan), Jay Abdo (Queen of the Desert), Dhaffer L’Abidine (Children of Men)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Tom Tykwer (Run Lola Run), director, writer, composer; Stefan Arndt (Cloud Atlas), Gary Goetzman (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), Arcadiy Golubovich (Demoted), Tim O’Hair (Brotherhood) and Uwe Schott (Cowgirl), producers; Johnny Klimek (Land of the Dead), composer; Frank Griebe (Perfume: The Story of a Murderer), cinematographer; Alexander Berner (Alien vs Predator), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Alan Clay (Hanks), a washed-up and desperate American salesman, travels to Saudi Arabia to try and secure an IT contract for a new complex to be built in the desert. However, when the business deal seems to stall, Clay begins to find happiness in his new environment…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Tom Hanks brings his reliable leading-man charm to a tale about finding personal redemption and happiness in the middle of the Saudi desert.