A Hologram for the King (2016)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Psychological Drama  |   Release Date - Apr 22, 2016 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 98 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Director Tom Tykwer adapts Dave Eggers' best-selling novel, in which an American businessman (Tom Hanks) travels to Saudi Arabia in an attempt to sell a holographic telecommunications system to the country's king. Desperate to make the deal in order to stay afloat in a failing economy, he learns to navigate this unfamiliar culture with the help of a taxi driver (Alexander Black) and a local doctor (Sarita Choudhury). Ben Whishaw co-stars.

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bankruptcy, businessperson, foreclosure, recession, Saudi-Arabia, tuition