At The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi
Contemporary Arab cinema series
Baghdad, 30 December, 2006. Sara, an unassuming young woman, enters Baghdad’s central train station with sinister intentions. On the edge of committing a destructive and heinous act, Sara finds her plans are drastically altered, complicated by an unwanted and awkward encounter with Salam, a self-assured and flirtatious salesman. In an unfortunate twist of fate, Salam becomes a hostage in Sara’s confused and deluded master plan to blow up the station. Caught up in the chaos of a situation he cannot begin to comprehend, Salam desperately tries to understand Sara’s motives and to sway her decision. In a moment of reflection, Sara is given the opportunity to learn about the lives she has been so willing to destroy for others.
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Tickets to CinemaNA are free of charge but online reservation is required.
- Members Tickets Available Now.
- General Public tickets available from Oct 24 at 3pm.
- English Subtitles
- Written and Directed by: Mohamed Al Daradji
- Genre: Drama, Thriller
- Run time: 1h 22min