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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Natalia Moldovan
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Basu / Peter Patel
Saoud Al Kaabi ...
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Guy Berger
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Khalfan (as Yassin 'The Narcisyst' Alsalman)
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Nasser
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Mr. Khan (as Jaaved Jaaferi)
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Constance
Habib Ghuloom ...
Faisal's Father
Ahmed Abdullah ...
Rashid
Saleh Al Dhahiri ...
Abdul
Har Taimor ...
Abdul's Brother
Nitin Mirani ...
Kashmiri Cabbie
Abdulaziz Al Kaabi ...
Rich Friend 2 (as Abdal Aziz Al Kaabi)
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A privileged young male Arab at odds with his cultural identity and his less fortunate street smart friend; a disillusioned Indian taxi driver who bears an uncanny resemblance to a famous Bollywood star; and a former Romanian ballet dancer now working as a flight attendant and searching for love and companionship ... these individuals all live in Dubai and their lives are about to collide for better or for worse in a city where ambition, growth and opportunity are encouraged and dreams can still manifest. "City of Life" is an urban drama that tracks the various intersections of a multi-ethnic cast, examining how random interactions and their consequences can irrevocably impact another's life. As the name suggests, City of Life's inordinately humane kaleidoscope of converging experiences introduces a city that is in itself a living pulsating character. "City of Life" ultimately reveals how unexpected tragedy and loss can lead to hope and profound transformation as it explores and ... Written by Tanya Wagner

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Every day you can change another persons life without ever knowing it.

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Dubai álmok  »

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$7,500,000 (estimated)
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Natalia is from Bucharest. Alexandra Maria Lara, who plays Natalia, was born in Bucharest. See more »

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References Khoya Khoya Chand (2007) See more »

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Get Me Out
Performed by Jonas Desai
Produced by Reiner Erlings
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Remarkable film-making!!
15 April 2011 | by (Dubai.United Arab Emirates) – See all my reviews

Everything from the first shot made me think this would be a movie of substance and it did live up-to my expectations. Being born and lived all my life in Dubai would be I would know a thing or two about the city and every All the characters did a remarkable job filling their characters with naturality, special mention to three of the holding characters,protagonists of the film namely Yassin(Khalfan), Saoud(Faisal) and Sonu(Basu). I think its absolutely great to have films made like this which bring out the essence and feel of a metropolitan city like Dubai. The fact that the city and its lights have been depicted in the tone that it is shows the director knew the shade of how it had to be, had a vision of the final product. Nice slick piece of cinematography all through.

Kudos to Ali n the nice work he has given us! Great stirring film!


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