A New Day in Old Sanaa'a (2005)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Drama  |   Run Time - 86 min.  |   Countries - UK, Yemen  |  
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A handsome young man set to marry the daughter of a prominent judge must choose between following his heart and protecting his family's honor after falling hopelessly in love with a mysterious beauty he has seen dancing in the city streets. Tariq is a handsome young man with a bright future, but as his wedding to Bilquis draws near something unexpected happens. One night, while wandering the moonlit streets of Sana'a, Tariq spies a ravishing young woman dancing in the streets. Instantly smitten, Tariq realizes that he has finally found the woman of his dreams. But what of Tariq's impending marriage to Bilquis? The first feature film ever to come out of Yemen, A New Day in Old Sana'a follows the deeply conflicted Tariq as he struggles to make a decision that could affect the future of his entire family.

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family, fiancee, honor [integrity], love-triangle