The Barrier - Al Hajiz
Independent Films, Drama
Al-Hajiz (The Barrier), the movie deals with social and emotional barriers imposed upon individuals by society and also with those that the individual imposes upon himself. The characters in the movie lack the ability to communicate with each other and therefore, fail to understand their own emotions. Hence, they fail to maintain healthy relationships with each other because of the lack of love amongst them. This failure is attributed to the surrounding environment that dose not allow for healthy relationships to grow and prosper.
Year of Production: 1990
- Bassam Al-Thawadi
- Bassam Al-Thawadi Bahrain Television
- Rashed Al-Hassan, Ebrahim Bahar, Gahtan Al-Gahtani, Mariam Ziman, Abdulrahman Barakat, Latifa Al-Mujren
Cairo International Film Festival 1990, Biennale des cinémas Arabes à Paris 1992, Chartage Film Festival-Tunis 1990, Damascus International Film Festival-Syria 1992, Frankfort Arabic Panoramic Cinema-Germany 2005, Middle East Film Festival – Tokyo 1992,