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City of Life (2009) Poster

(2009)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Ali F. Mostafa

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Jonny Brown ... (screenplay)
Ali F. Mostafa ... (story and screenplay)
Gerry Sherard ... (written by)
Tim Smythe ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order)  

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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)
Mahmoud Abas Ali ...
Very Buff Local
Safar Zahedi ...
Well Built Arab 2
Christopher Davison ...
Raj
Rohit Jayakaran ...
Babu
Jasmin Ruhling ...
Fatima
Ali Khamis ...
Mustafa 'Grocer'
Shamsud P.K. Een ...
Wiry Indian Waiter (as Shamsud PK Een)
Clarita de Quiroz ...
Asian Girl 1
Meri An Malmis ...
Asian Girl 2
Bahiya Watban ...
Khalfan's Grandmother
David Chant ...
Senior Steward
J.R. Itlas ...
Old Filipino (as JR Itlas)
Eric Dury ...
Surgeon
Ashok Sagar ...
Indian Foreman
Georgia Fanucci ...
Chantelle Berger
Sunil Jasuja ...
Ashok
Alex Gee ...
Rajeev
Goutam Mukherjee ...
Indian Chaffeur
Caitlin Hughes ...
Kerry
Zoe Richards ...
Zoe
Sarah Kilalea ...
Emma
Kubra Sait ...
Bollywood Fantasy Starlet
Natasha Kemball ...
Dance Mistress
Michael J. Wright ...
Agency Graphic Designer (as Mike Wright)
Mohammed Ahmed Saleh ...
Mutowa
Majid Salem Ahmed ...
Skinny Friend
Scott Trees ...
Natalia's Doctor
...
TV Producer (as Prashant Kumar)
Bryan MacKenzie ...
Pearson
Alison Maynard ...
Pearson's Wife
Kaival Doshi ...
Indian Kid 1
Druv Ashok Doshi ...
Indian Kid 2
...
Nightclub Manager (as Gary Foo)
Stephanie Morrison ...
Nightclub Hostess
Borisloav Bogdanov ...
Nightclub Barman
Dhiraj Pagarani ...
Teenage Indian Boy 1
Vishal Mahesh ...
Teenage Indian Boy 2
Mat Corral ...
Employee 1
Nelson Lobo ...
Employee 2
Harib Mohammed Khalifa Al Kitbi ...
Old Bedouin
Gautam Goenka ...
Bollywood Assistant Dir.
Rohit Prakesh ...
Indian Production Assistant
Mazhar Qayyum ...
Bollywood Director
Nomair A. Kashif ...
Bollywood Fantasy Villian (as Nomair A Kashif)
Mohanned Ahmed Mbany Hathel ...
Handsome Local
Rachel D'Souza ...
Receptionist
Mudassar Hussein Mohamed ...
Bollywood Café Performer
Hilary Pinto ...
Male Indian Secretary
Pierro Niel-Mee ...
Deaf Teenager (scenes deleted)
Samira Mesbahi ...
Deaf Teenager's Mother (scenes deleted)
Bhisham Manuskhani ...
Auditioning Actor
Alina Mustafina ...
Khan Girl 1
Zhamilya Basar ...
Khan Girl 2
Ramy Hamdar ...
Lebanese Friend 1
Wael Ltani ...
Lebanese Friend 2
Habib Hossein Dalavari ...
Persian Boy 1
Mostafa Zahedi ...
Persian Boy 2
Abdolrezagh Zahedi ...
Persian Boy 3
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mohannad Huthail ...
The handsome local
Preeti Aparaj ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Prarthana Balgopal ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Kaamna Bhatia ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Mahesh Dhanjani ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Michelle Gough ...
Receptionist (uncredited)
Hugo Lang ...
Equipment rentals manager dubai (uncredited)
Jai Manghlani ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Bindi Mehta ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Shihab Mohammad ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Lina Valancia Nunes ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Maitri Shah ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Abbas Shaikh ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Sanjana Soman ...
Dancer (uncredited)
Rita Thansir ...
Dancer (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Leigh Clarke ... producer
Ali F. Mostafa ... producer
Tim Smythe ... producer
Julie Treacy ... producer: EPK
Tanya Wagner ... associate producer

Music by 

Matthew Faddy
Barry Kirsch

Cinematography by 

Michael Alan Brierley ... director of photography (as Mike Brierley)

Film Editing by 

Raul Skopecz

Casting By 

Debbie McWilliams

Production Design by 

Christopher Bass

Art Direction by 

Christopher Bass

Set Decoration by 

Arlo Markantonatos

Costume Design by 

Carolyn Marston

Makeup Department 

Jane Blewett ... key make up & hair
Helga Bosman ... make-up and hair assistant: second unit
Sheila Guillarmo ... make-up and hair assistant: second unit
Claire Raison ... make-up and hair assistant: second unit
Renata Retrova ... make-up and hair assistant: second unit
Claire Roddie ... make-up and hair assistant
Sarah Jane Thompson ... make-up and hair assistant

Production Management 

Leigh Clarke ... production manager
Raul Skopecz ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Joe Barlow ... second assistant director
Baris Cangokce ... third assistant director
Carl De Villiers ... third assistant director
Nikhil Monteiro ... second unit assistant director
David Murphy ... second unit assistant director
Kaya Smythe ... second assistant director: crowd
Kenneth Thompson Marchesi ... first assistant director (as Ken Thompson-Marchesi)
Andre Weavind ... first assistant director

Art Department 

Salim Al Razouk ... prop master
Salim Alrazouk ... property master
Ashley Borders ... prop assistant
Megan Brinsley ... assistant set dresser
Joel Dimagiba ... prop assistant
Stevan Eapen ... swing gang
Joanna Howes ... set dresser
Erwin Jacintho ... art department runner
Achmed Karouni ... swing gang
Elizabeth Mendez Tovar ... prop assistant
Talal Abdullah Qasem ... assistant set dresser
Daniella van Brussel ... assistant art director

Sound Department 

Chris Atkins ... dialogue editor / foley artist
Josh Bannister ... foley editor
Russell Featherstone ... sound effects editor
Matthew Gough ... re-recording mixer
Arthur Koundouris ... boomswinger (as Arthur Kondouris)
Ivan Milborrow ... sound mixer
Sidarth Mishra ... sound effects editor
Graham Satterthwaite ... sound effects editor
Sebastian Vronski ... supervising sound effects editor

Special Effects by 

Razvan Dit ... flame artist
Pietro Marchioni ... flame artist
Peter McGlashan ... flame artist
Andrei Nedelcu ... special effects assistant
Petruta Panait ... flame artist (as Petruta Panaite)
Jakub Skalski ... special effects assistant
Piotr Szablowski ... special effects coordinator
David Wishart ... smoke artist (as Dave Wishart)

Visual Effects by 

Nassim Azadi ... 3D artist
Videv Digambernath ... 3D artist
Mohammad Ghorbankarimi ... VFX Supervisor
Adriana Ionica ... VFX Supervisor
Rohit Kataky ... 3D tracking
Willy Leonardo ... 3D artist
Pietro Marchioni ... visual effects artist
Mehrdad Tavakkolian ... 3D artist

Stunts 

Khalid Hassen Alblooshy ... stunts
Ahmed Saif Alshebli ... stunts
Sadeed Saif Alshebli ... stunts
George Bailey ... car stunt specialist / stunts
Oliver Bailey ... rigger/driver
Johan du Plessis ... rigger
Gary 'Si-Jo' Foo ... 2nd unit stunt medic (as Gary Foo)
Adam Horton ... fight choreographer / stunt double
Grant Hulley ... stunt supervisor
Ali Ahmad Ibrahim ... stunts
David Mabba ... precision driver: second unit
Boris Martinez ... stunts
Anton Moon ... rigger/driver / stunts
Alix Capper Murdock ... stunts
Ron Oakley ... precision driver: second unit (as Ron Oakeley)
David Pryce ... precision driver: second unit
Hennie Sauerman ... stunts
Franz Spilhaus ... stunt coordinator
Johan Spilhaus ... fabricator/key rigger (as Johann Spilhaus)
Sounil Tad ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department 

Shahbaz Ali ... generator operator
Sulaman Ashraf ... grip assistant
Robert-James Bova ... stills photographer
Leo Bund ... steadicam operator
Simon Cave ... rigging gaffer
Michel Dierickx ... B camera operator
Michael Dix ... dolly grip
Glen Donaldson ... second unit: focus puller
Kevin Falconer ... second unit: focus puller
Naguib Fredericks ... dark room loader
Andy Gribble ... key grip
Rory Inker ... rigging assistant / second unit: rigging grip
Jaycee Kamua ... second unit: loader
Ayoub Khan ... tyler technician (as Ayub Khan)
Hugo Lang ... loader
Richard Latham ... second unit: camera operator
Martin Leahy ... best boy lights
Michael Marshal ... electrician
Chad Meyer ... b camera loader
Regan Mitchell ... grip assistant
Ian Mussell ... best boy grip
Boris Olomi ... first assistant grip
Michael Reynolds ... VT assistant
Edna Roelofse ... A camera focus puller
Roger Schram ... VT operator
Malik Muhammad Shahzad ... second unit: assistant grip
Mark Sherman ... gaffer
Michael Smit ... electrician
Anthony Smythe ... aerial director of photography: 2nd unit
Bharat Sovani ... epk cameraman
Kusuma Srinivas ... second unit: focus puller (as Srinivas Kusuma)
George Max Trummler ... electrician (as George Trummler)
Mustafa Tyebkhan ... A camera loader
Damien Walsh ... B camera focus puller / b camera
Michael J. Wright ... epk cameraman (as Mike Wright)

Casting Department 

Sabrina Bennai ... extras assistant
Ramy Hamdar ... casting supervisor

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Jessica Dyer ... costume assistant
Dihantus Engelbrecht ... assistant costume designer
Melissa Jarvinen ... costume assistant
Arjun Khanna ... Jaaved Jaaferi's costumes by
Donna Kisogloo ... set/standby costumer
Irma Lotosova ... costumer
Deeya Nanda ... costume assistant: second unit
Angela Paasch ... costume supervisor/buyer

Editorial Department 

Bogdan Alexandru ... digital intermediate operator
Elena Bodrug ... colour consultant
Mircea Crivoi ... digital intermediate manager
Cristian Deliu ... digital intermediate operator
Andrew Durning ... dailies transfer technician
Andreea Gurbina ... dailies coordinator
Dan Mitre ... colourist: dailies (as Daniel Mitre)
Laurent Morel ... digital intermediate colourist
Gina Stoica ... film color timer

Location Management 

Mladen Cernjak ... location manager
Paul Fisher ... assistant location manager
Lyall Gardiner ... location manager / location scout
Rochard Kamel ... location assistant
Robbie McAree ... location assistant

Music Department 

Elii Geba ... guest vocalist on score
Gayathri Krishnan ... guest vocalist on score
Spek ... music supervisor
Hussain Spek Yoosuf ... music supervisor

Transportation Department 

Assad Abdelouahad ... driver
Jameel Abdul ... driver
Mohamad Alam ... driver
Theuns Du Plessis ... basecamp captain
Charlie Galea ... transport coordinator
Fareed Ghulam ... driver
Ali Mohammad Khaja ... transportation co-captain
Solan Lal ... driver
Imran Mahmood ... picture vehicle assistant
Patrick Thomas McManus ... transport captain (as Patrick McManus)
Asif Mohammad ... driver
Akthar Pasha ... driver
Mohamed Ramzan ... driver
Azam Reham ... driver
Mohamad Sarwar ... driver
Di Sole ... picture vehicle coordinator

Other crew 

Nasser Ahmed ... government/police liaison (as Nasr Ahmed)
Ammar Al Khrisat ... government/location liaison
Ammar Al-Aradi ... promotional products
Akhilesh Anand ... motion graphics
Preeti Aparaj ... dancer
Robyn Aronstam ... script supervisor
Reham Awwad ... medic
Saddam Badreddine ... 2nd unit production coordinator
Prarthana Balgopal ... dancer
Kaamna Bhatia ... dancer
Ahmed Bitar ... set assistant
Mahmoud Bitar ... stand-in
Debra Bruce-Nazarian ... acting/dialogue coach
Dinesh de Zoysa ... set location assistant
Nuwan de Zoysa ... set location assistant
Yelda Dehghani ... stand-in
Mahesh Dhanjani ... dance choreographer / dancer
Theuns Du Plessis ... base camp captain (as Theuns du Plessis)
Andreea Catalina Dumitrescu ... post production coordinator
Haider Ishaq ... set location assistant
Sunil Jasuja ... stand-in
Sara Jones ... production accountant
Abdul Khader ... set location assistant
Moaiad M. Khaiti ... translation script
Hugo Lang ... equipment rentals manager dubai
Evan Leighton-Davis ... script editor
Jai Manghlani ... dancer
Bindi Mehta ... dancer
Shamiela Meyer ... first assistant accountant
Anaci Minnaar ... it technical advisor
Shihab Mohammad ... dancer
Stephanie Morrison ... stand-in
Safraz Muhammed ... set location assistant (as Sarfaz Muhammed)
Maram Murad ... accounts clerk
Mohammed Usman Nivee ... set location assistant (as Mohammed Usman - Nivee)
Ali Nowsath ... production assistant
Lina Valancia Nunes ... dancer (as Lina Valencia Nunes)
Cassandra Prucha ... production assistant
Jillian Sabean ... production coordinator
Manal Saleh ... product placement
Maitri Shah ... dancer
Abbas Shaikh ... dancer
Laila Shrand ... production coordinator
Sanjana Soman ... dancer
Brent Spence ... digital data operator
Alaa Tahaan ... stand-in
Rita Thansir ... dancer
Dana Toader ... post production coordinator
Michael Vernon ... stand-in
Tanya Wagner ... publicist
Stephanie Walker-Wells ... production secretary (as Stephanie Schroder)
Leila Wishart ... digital compositor
Can Yilmaz ... set assistant
Khaled Zaazouh ... set assistant

Thanks 

Abdulelah Abbas ... special thanks
Keith Addis ... special thanks
Talha Al Hashimi ... special thanks
Nayla Al Khaja ... special thanks
Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum ... special thanks (as HH Shk Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum)
Majid Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum ... special thanks (as HH Shk Majid Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum)
Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum ... special thanks (as HH Shk Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum)
Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum ... special thanks (as HH Shk Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum)
Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum ... special thanks (as HH Shk Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum)
Ayah ... dedication: for
Ayesha Chagla ... thanks
Michael Cimino ... special thanks
Darnell Clarke ... special thanks
Logan Clarke ... special thanks
Sam Eigen ... special thanks
Gopala Pillai Gopesh ... special thanks
Howaida Gorton ... special thanks
Mohammed Saeed Harib ... special thanks (as Mohammed Saeed Hareb)
Ali Jafaar ... special thanks
Saad Khan ... special thanks
Sanjay Khan ... special thanks
Zayed Khan ... special thanks (as Zayed Abbas)
Simon MacCorkindale ... special thanks (as Simon McCorkindale)
Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum ... special thanks (as HH Shk Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum)
Callie Mansfield ... special thanks
Faisal Mostafa ... special thanks
Leena Mostafa ... special thanks
Mara Mostafa ... special thanks
Mohammed Mostafa ... special thanks
Omar Mostafa ... special thanks
Keri Selig ... special thanks
Vivek Tiwary ... special thanks
Vivek J. Tiwary ... special thanks
Rashad Wahid ... special thanks

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