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THE IDOL

by Hany Abu-Assad

synopsis

Acclaimed Palestinian filmmaker Hany Abu-Assad directs this biopic about Mohammad Assaf, the Gazan wedding singer who became a worldwide sensation after winning the live-singing competition Arab Idol in 2013.

international title: The Idol
original title: The Idol
working title: Arab Idol
country: United Kingdom, Palestine, Netherlands
year: 2015
genre: fiction
directed by: Hany Abu-Assad
film run: 100'
release date: IT 31/03/2016, SE 13/05/2016, ES 3/06/2016, DE 1/12/2016
screenplay: Hany Abu-Assad
cast: Nadine Labaki
production: Idol Film Production, KeyFilm, September Film
distributor: September Film Distribution, Entertainment One - eOne Films Spain, Folkets Bio, Koch Media Gmbh