Watch A Hologram for the King (2016). A beautiful doctor (Sarita Choudhury) and a wise-cracking taxi driver (Alexander Black) help an American businessman (Tom Hanks) who’s trying to close the deal of a lifetime in Saudi Arabia.
Directed by: Tom Tykwer
Writers: Dave Eggers (novel), Tom Tykwer (screenplay)
Runtime: 97 min
Release date: April 22, 2016 (USA)
Starring: Tom Hanks (Alan), Alexander Black (Yousef), Sarita Choudhury (Zahra), Sidse Babett Knudsen (Hanne), Tracey Fairaway (Kit), Jane Perry (Ruby), Tom Skerritt (Ron)…
Michael Baral (Young Ron)A Hologram for the King is a 2016 German-American comedy-drama film. The film tells the story of a washed-up, desperate American salesman who travels to Saudi Arabia to sell a holographic teleconferencing system to the Saudi government. Set in 2010, before the Arab Spring, American consultant Alan Clay is depressed after losing his house and being divorced by his wife during the Great Recession; he arrives in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to make a sale in an upcoming development called the King’s Metropolis of Economy and Trade (a fictionalized version of King Abdullah Economic City).