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Trouble Sleeping (2008)

Trouble Sleeping tells the story of a Palestinian refugee, Ahmed, and his struggle to survive and remain a good man. He is about to be deported from the UK and be forced into a return to ... See full summary »

Director:

Robert Rae

Writers:

Saleyha Ahsan, Ghazi Hussein (associate head writer) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Wassim Abuglain Wassim Abuglain ... Khalid
Seham Ali Seham Ali ... Seham
Alia Alzougbi Alia Alzougbi ... Halla
Fouad Cherif Fouad Cherif ... Kamal
Nihat Kaya Nihat Kaya ... Baran
Philip Kingscott Philip Kingscott ... Passenger
Gary Lewis ... Detective
Hassan Naama Hassan Naama ... Ahmed
Eunice Olumide ... Ufsha
Harry Oram ... Harry the Hobo
Alison Peebles Alison Peebles ... Alice
Maher Sari Maher Sari ... Maher
Nabil Shaban ... Lawyer
Yousaf Khan Shinwary Yousaf Khan Shinwary ... Rashid
Robert Softly Robert Softly ... Simon
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Trouble Sleeping tells the story of a Palestinian refugee, Ahmed, and his struggle to survive and remain a good man. He is about to be deported from the UK and be forced into a return to the Middle East which is fraught with danger. Halla knows a secret which can save him but he cost of revealing that secret will be terrible for her. Trouble Sleeping is based on the true stories of refugees in Scotland and has been made with their direct involvement in all aspects of the production. Written by Robert Rae

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English | Arabic

Release Date:

25 August 2008 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

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Budget:

£350,000 (estimated)
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Color (HD)
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