- “Born A King” won the best feature film at the Inward Eye Film festival, recently held in Ambleside, northern England.
Born A King, a joint world production, between Saudi Arabia, Britain, and Spain, and 26 other films competed for the first prize at the Inward Eye Film festival, which was founded by actor Brian Cox with the filmmaker Charlotte Wontner.
Born A King is displayed for the eighth week in cinemas in Saudi Arabia, the UAE and the Gulf countries, it is one of the top 5 films to make a profit in 2019.
It started showing in cinemas in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf by Fox Cinema since September 26.
The film deals with the early life of King Faisal bin Abdul-Aziz, his visit to Britain on August 11, 1919, at the age of 13 years, and his meeting with King George V of England at the invitation of the king representing his father King Abdul-Aziz.
Born A King filmed in Riyadh and London under the direction of Oscar-winning Spanish producer Andres Gomez.
It was written by Bader Al-Samari from Saudi Arabia, in addition to Rey Loriga and Henry Fritz, starring Hermione Corfield, Ed Screen, Abdullah Ali and Rakan Abdul-Wahed, with the participation of more than 80 Saudis in the film.