Mahmoud Sabbagh – Barakah yoqabil Barakah AKA Barakah Meets Barakah (2016)

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A guy from the middle class meets a girl from a wealthy family and they start a romance in a country that frowns upon it.

This film was the official submission of Saudi Arabia for the ‘Best Foreign Language Film’ category of the 89th Academy Awards in 2017.

The leading actor Hisham Fageeh is probably best known for his 2013 music video No Woman, No Drive which amassed more than 14 million views on YouTube: link

The Arabic title of the film is بركة يقابل بركة‎.
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