Short overview of the movie
«Black Gold» - film of 2011 director's Natasha Gomes de Almeida, known for such works like «Parmi les sirènes». The script was created by the equally famous Menno Meyjes, who is also known for the films «Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade», «Empire of the Sun» together with Hans Rueschat the moment this is his first work
The production of the film «Black Gold» was engaged by the company France 2 Cinéma allocating $40 million to the budget, which also released «Carnage», «A Gang Story» this year
The main actors were Mark Strong as Sultan Amar, 1963 year of birth, the success of which brought the role in Kingsman: The Secret Service, and Antonio Banderas as Emir Nesib, 1960 year of birth, whose best film was The Expendables 3
Film description: On the Arabian Peninsula in the 1930s, two warring leaders come face to face. The victorious Nesib, Emir of Hobeika, lays down his peace terms to rival Amar, Sultan of Salmaah. The two men agree that neither can lay claim to the area of no man’s land between them called The Yellow Belt. In return, Nesib adopts Amar’s two boys Saleeh and Auda as a guarantee against invasion. Twelve years later, Saleeh and Auda have grown into young men. Saleeh, the warrior, itches to escape his gilded cage and return to his father’s land. Auda cares only for books and the pursuit of knowledge. One day, their adopted father Nesib is visited by an American from Texas. He tells the Emir that his land is blessed with oil and promises him riches beyond his wildest imagination. Nesib imagines a realm of infinite possibility, a kingdom with roads, schools and hospitals all paid for by the black gold beneath the barren sand. There is only one problem. The precious oil is located in the Yellow Belt.
Duration: 2 minutes 26 seconds
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