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51 Ratings

Black Gold

Or noir

Directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud
France, Italy, 2011
Drama, Adventure


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.

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Black Gold Directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud

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  • Ardhi Syaifuddin's rating of the film Black Gold

    It's nice to see Tahar Rahim back in lead role after his breakthrough performance in A Prophet. The grand scale of desert epic-ness brought a Lawrence of Arabia nostalgia. Considering it is backed by the Qatar Film Fund, a sense of an ulterior motive behind the film making cannot be avoidable. recommended for anyone interested in the subject of oil politics/ love-hate relationship between Mid East & the west.

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