A Hologram for the King

BBFC Classification: 12A - Suitable for 12 years and over
Year: 2016
Director: Tom Tykwer
Performers: Tom Hanks, Alexander Black, Sarita Choudhury
Genre: Drama
Duration: 98 mins
BBFC Advice: Contains infrequent strong language, moderate sex, drug use

Patricia CrawfordFilm

This 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. Starring Tom Hanks.