A school teacher has to gain his young son's confidence and admiration through an act of violence. Set in Aqaba, Jordan, this short film is an Arabic-language adaptation of Raymond Carver's, Bicycles, Muscles, Cigarettes.
Said Zagha is a Palestinian filmmaker from Ramallah. He earned his bachelor’s degree in English and Film from Ohio’s Kenyon College in 2011. His debut narrative short film Five Boys And A Wheel stars the acclaimed Palestinian actor Ali Suliman and was funded by the Royal Film Commission- Jordan and Palestinian private sector firms. Said is currently developing his first feature film, The Girl.
Crew / Cast
Director: Said Zagha
Producer: Ahmad Al-Khatib, Akram Ashqar
Screenplay: Said Zagha
DOP: Ahmad Abu Jalboush
Editor: Ameen Nayfeh, Eyas Salman
Composer: Hesham Nazih
Starring: Ali Suliman, Nadira Omran, Haydar Kfoof, Mohammad Idris