Captain Abu Raed

Captain Abu Raed
Genre: Drama | Director: Amin Matalqa | Language: Arabic, English Subtitles | Time: 102 minutes | Country: Jordan | Year: 2008 | Rating: NR

Abu Raed is an old airport janitor who has always yearned of seeing the world but has never been able to afford to travel. One day a group of children in his poor neighborhood assume he is a pilot and beg him to share stories of the world outside of Amman, Jordan. Through imaginary tales a friendship forms and he finds the grim realities of the children’s home life. He takes it upon himself to make a difference.