in about 100 words or less
Jordan/UAE/Qatar/UK 100m, Colour
Director: Naji Abu Nowar; Cast: Jacir Eid Al-Hwietat, Hussein Salameh Al-Sweilhiyeen, Hassan Mutlag Al-Maraiyeh, Jack Fox
Theeb is a coming of age story set amid the Great Arab Revolt in which a young Bedouin boy finds himself alone with a wounded bandit who was responsible for the death of his brother. Beautifully photographed in the Jordanian desert, Theeb is a simple, yet suspenseful film that is built around a largely non-professional cast, who look and feel authentic in their roles (Klaus Ming January 2016).