Theeb

 2014 // Adventure, Drama, Thriller // 100 min // N/A

Plot

 In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming-of-age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination.

Director

  Naji Abu Nowar

Cast

  Jacir Eid Al-Hwietat, Hussein Salameh Al-Sweilhiyeen, Hassan Mutlag Al-Maraiyeh, Hisham Ahmand

Rotten Tomatoes: 97

Metacritic: 80

IMDb: 7.3


Average: 83.3

What they're saying -

Led by an outstanding performance from Jacir Eid Al-Hwietat in the title role, Theeb is a startlingly assured first effort from director/co-writer Naji Abu Nowar.