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BLACK GOLD

by Jean-Jacques Annaud

synopsis

Set in the 1930s Arab states at the dawn of the oil boom, the story centers on a young Arab prince torn between allegiance to his conservative father and modern, liberal father-in-law.

international title: Black Gold
original title: Or noir
country: Qatar, France
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Jean-Jacques Annaud
film run: 129'
release date: FR 23/11/2011, IT 23/12/2011, ES 20/01/2012, BE 25/01/2012, NL 15/03/2012, UK 24/02/2012, DE 09/02/2012, IE 24/02/2012
screenplay: Jean-Jacques Annaud, Menno Meyjes, Alain Godard
cast: Tahar Rahim, Mark Strong, Antonio Banderas, Freida Pinto, Riz Ahmed, Eriq Ebouaney
cinematography by: Jean-Marie Dreujou
film editing: Hervé Schneid
art director: Pierre Quefféléan
costumes designer: Fabio Perrone
music: James Horner
producer: Tarak Ben Ammar
production: Quinta Communications, France 3 Cinéma, Carthago Films S.a.r.l., Doha Film Institute/Quatar
distributor: Warner Bros Entertainment France, Eagle Pictures, Universal Pictures International Spain, Benelux film Distributors Netherlands (BFD), Universal Pictures International Germany, Warner Bros Entertainment UK
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