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Barakah yoqabil Barakah (2016)

A guy from the middle class, meets a girl from A wealthy family, and they start a romance in a country that frowns upon it.


Mahmoud Sabbagh


Mahmoud Sabbagh (screenplay)
1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »


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Credited cast:
Hisham Fageeh ... Barakah
Fatima AlBanawi ... Barakah / Bibi
Sami Hifny Sami Hifny ... Da'ash
Khairia Nazmi Khairia Nazmi ... Daya Sa'adiya
Abdulmajeed Al-Ruhaidi Abdulmajeed Al-Ruhaidi ... Maqbool
Turki Shaikh Turki Shaikh ... Turki / Agent (as Turki Sheikk)
Marian Bilal Marian Bilal ... Sara
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
reem Habib reem Habib ... Madame Mayyada
Khaled Yeslam Khaled Yeslam ... The agent


A guy from the middle class, meets a girl from A wealthy family, and they start a romance in a country that frowns upon it.

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Comedy | Romance


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Saudi Arabia



Release Date:

8 September 2016 (United Arab Emirates) See more »

Also Known As:

Barakah Meets Barakah See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

El Housh Productions See more »
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Technical Specs




Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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This self financed Saudi Arabian movie was debuted at 2016 "Berlin Film Festival". See more »

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Candid and humorous view upon romance in Saudi Arabia
24 October 2017 | by inaclickSee all my reviews

I loved this movie. I started watching it full of unknown prejudices. I was not expecting it to be so bold in criticizing certain aspects of modern Saudi society, or so romantic and humorous. It fits the bill perfectly for its genre: It has romance and humour. Quite a lovely film to watch.

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