Synopsis:On his way to attend a wedding with his adolescent son Waleed, a middle-aged father, Nasser, receives news of his father’s serious illness. He turns in the direction of his rural hometown south of Riyadh. The relationship between father and son changes when they arrive in this isolated town, as the disappearance of a child under unknown conditions is overshadowed by Nasser’s efforts to communicate with Waleed, even if it means imposing his own will on him. Waleed rebels against this guardianship and rejects it amidst the tense atmosphere of his dying grandfather in waiting.
Director’s biography: Abdulmohsen Aldhabaan is an independent Saudi writer-director who co-founded the Talashi Films in 2008, and directed several short films including: “Three Men and a Woman” (2009) and “The Incomplete Chronicles of a Folk Tale” (2010). He co-created and directed the critically acclaimed TV drama series “42 Days” in 2016.