Idol

The Idol

Director: Hany Abu-Assad, Qais Atallah, Hiba Atallah, Ahmad Qassim

Cast: Hany Abu-Assad, Qais Atallah, Hiba Atallah, Ahmad Qassim

     
 
Oscar-nominated director Hany Abu-Assad tells the incredible true story of Mohammed Assaf, a young Palestinian singer who was catapulted to worldwide fame after winning the televised talent competition Arab Idol in 2013. This biopic details Assaf's beginnings as a musician in Gaza, as well as the hardships he endured to follow his musical dreams. ~ Daniel Gelb

Overview

Oscar-nominated director Hany Abu-Assad tells the incredible true story of Mohammed Assaf, a young Palestinian singer who was catapulted to worldwide fame after winning the televised talent competition Arab Idol in 2013. This biopic details Assaf's beginnings as a musician in Gaza, as well as the hardships he endured to follow his musical dreams. ~ Daniel Gelb

Product Details

Release Date:
10/25/2016
UPC:
0688713080825
Original Release:
2015
Rating:
NR
Source:
Adopt Films
Time:
1:35:00
Sales rank:
10,144

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Qais Atallah Young Mohammad Assaf
Hiba Atallah Nour
Ahmad Qassim Young Ahmad
Abdalkarim Abu Baraka Young Omar
Tawfeek Barhom Mohammad Assaf
Saber Shreim Ahmad
Ahmed AlRokh Omar
Nadine Labaki Shadia
Teya Hussein Young Amal
Dima Awawdeh Amal
Amer Hlehel Kamal
Manal Awwad Mother of Mohammad Assaf
Waleed Abd Elsalem Father of Mohammad Assaf
Eyad Hourani Ali
Ashraf Barhoum Smuggler
Ali Suliman Said
Dima Al-Jamel Abu-Assad Host
Maisa Abd-Elhadi Hiba
Hussein Nakhleh Taxi Customer
Husam Al-Azza Border Officer
Baher Agbariya Doctor 1
Nabil AlRaee Doctor 2
Ameer Abu Elrub Cameraman
Jamal Khalaily Abu-Khaled
Hany Abu-Assad Samir
Sobhi Hosary Groom
Em Mouhamad Angry Woman
Jana Zeineddine Rand
Azmi AlHasani Ismael
Raneem AlDawood Female Contestant
Kawa Shekho Male Contestant
Sanad Haddadin Contestant
Shady Habashy Head Guard
Ahmad AlAjarma Security Guard
Yaser Haddad Assistant Producer
Rami Yasin Beirut Doctor
Adeeb Hadi Kareem
Rania AlNimer Press
Mohammad Atallah Costume Designer
Johnnie Matar Brass Band Greek Catholic Scout
Bshara Khazen Brass Band Greek Catholic Scout
Firas Mansour Brass Band Greek Catholic Scout
Justin Nijim Brass Band Greek Catholic Scout
Amir Bathish Brass Band Greek Catholic Scout
Ranin Bathish Brass Band Greek Catholic Scout
Wadia Ghassan Abu Child Playing Drums
Hadi Abu Sini Generator Boy

Technical Credits
Hany Abu-Assad Director,Screenwriter
Baher Agbariya Co-producer
Sassan Ahsani Executive Producer
Khalil Amiouni Executive Producer
Sawsan Asfari Co-producer
Ehab Assal Cinematographer
Hamada Atallah Costumes/Costume Designer
Hans de Wolf Co-producer
Amira Diab Producer
Habib Shehadeh Hanna Score Composer
Mohamed Hefzy Co-producer
Pim Hermeling Co-producer
Fadi Ismail Co-producer
Ali Jaafar Producer
Badr Jafar Executive Producer
Nael Kanj Production Designer
Gisel Kordestani Executive Producer
Bashar Masri Executive Producer
Hamed Mokhtar Executive Producer
Hanneke Niens Co-producer
Anick Poirier Executive Producer
Eyas Salman Editor
Maya Sanbar Co-producer
Mufid Shawwa Executive Producer
Tiziana Sousou Executive Producer
Harold Van Lier Executive Producer
Sameh Zoabi Screenwriter