A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING (Theatrical Release USA 2016)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.4|5.0 Starsìììì

A Hologram for the KingTom Hanks at the top of his game—WOW! BRAVO! film earns its watch. It serves the adult audience with an outstanding story. Worth its watch. 

Film Poster Courtesy of Wikipedia


A salesman attempts to sell product in Saudi Arabia.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Tom Tykwer for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Gero Bauknecht, Claudia Bluemhuber, Irene Gall, Bill Johnson, Gastón Pavlovich, Shervin Pishevar, Jim Seibel, and Steve Shareshian. Additional characters/cast include: Alan (Tom Hanks), Yousef (Omar Elba), Zahra (Sarita Choudhury), Hanne (Sidse Babett Knudsen), Kit (Tracey Fairaway), Ruby (Jane Perry), Ron (Tom Skerritt), Young Ron (Michael Baral), Young Alan (Lewis Rainer), Kid Alan (Alexander Molkenthin), and young Kit (Xara Eich).


Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. Definitely. Despite the sexual references and some nudity, this is a good adult watch that investigates cultural differences, interaction between cultures, and changes in lifestyle when entering later life.

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