The Idol

The Idol
The Idol

Film Details

Year

2015

Duration

99 minutes

Genres

Based on a true story, Drama

Language

Arabic / Spanish (English subtitles)

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Synopsis

Mohammed Assaf is a young boy growing up in turbulent Gaza, performing in a band alongside his sister Nour and their two friends. As they collectively grow to appreciate the vocal talents of Mohammed, the quartet begin to take music more seriously and are soon playing at weddings. Suddenly, tragedy strikes, throwing Mohammed’s plans into disarray, until one day – years later – he is given the opportunity to perform on the region’s biggest reality TV competition. Desperate to make an impact, Mohammed knows this is his chance to make a name for himself and change his life forever.

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PG Classification

Mild violence.

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