Captain Abu Read

Amin Matalqa

Jordan 2007, 102 min.



Abu Raed is an old
airport janitor who has always yearned of seeing the world but has never been
able to afford to travel. One day a group of children in his poor neighborhood
assume he is a pilot and beg him to share stories of the world outside of
Amman, Jordan. Through imaginary tales a friendship forms and he finds the grim
realities of the children's home life. He takes it upon himself to make a
difference (source IMDB)


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