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Scales

September 2019

1h 15min

Drama, Mystery

Scales

Now showing

Set in a dystopian landscape, Scales is the story a young girl who stands alone against her family and overturns the village tradition of sacrificing the female children.

Scales opens at cinemas across Saudi Arabia on 12 November 2020. Book your ticket now!

Viewers will be able to experience the debut film from Saudi Arabian writer-director Shahad Ameen in cinemas across Riyadh, Jeddah, Tabuk, Jizan and the Eastern Province in its first theatrical release.

Scales will show in the following cinemas:

  • AMC: Al Khair, Panorama and Riyadh Gallery (Riyadh), Hafr Al Batin (Eastern province)
  • Muvi: Arab Mall (Jeddah), Dhahran Mall (Eastern province), Al Nakheel mall (Riyadh)
  • VOX: Al Qasr, Riyadh Park, Riyadh front, Atyaf (Riyadh), Tabuk
  • Empire: Jizan

Festival Status

  • Winner – Verona Film Club Award at Venice International Film Festival, Critics Week 2019
  • BFI Film Festival – Sutherland Competition 2019
  • Carthage Film Festival 2019
  • Los Angeles New Wave International Film Festival
  • Cairo International Film Festival – Horizons of New Arab Cinema Competition – 2019​

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  • Director:Shahad Ameen
  • Producer(s):R.Paul Miller (p.g.a), Stephen Strachan (p.g.a), Rula Nasser
  • Language:Arabic
  • Stars:Ashraf Barhoum, Yagoub AlFarhan, Fatima Al Taei, Haifa AlAgha, Hafssa Faisal, Abdulaziz Shtian, Basima Hajjar ​
  • Writer(s):Shahad Ameen
  • Exec producer:Mohamed Al-Daradji, Majid Al Ansari
  • Release date:12 November, 2020
  • Company credits:Image Nation Abu Dhabi

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Award leaf left Verona Film Club Award at Venice International Film Festival, Critics Week 2019 Award leaf right

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