On Borrowed Time (2018)

Feature, Comedy,Drama | 95 min | United Arab Emirates
Director : Yasir Al-Yasiri
Cast : Sad Al-Faraj, Salloum Haddad, Marei Al Halyan

As four friends spend their senior years in an assisted living facility in Dubai, they find they’re are gradually losing their zest for life, despite some of their best efforts to make the most of each day.  It’s a mostly losing battle, until one of them suddenly discovers that he has inherited a large fortune.  The men plot an escape from the home with the help of an unwitting nurse, and embark on an adventure that forces them to face their fears and uncover secrets. Throughout the streets of Dubai, they follow their forgotten dreams on a journey of self-discovery, forgiveness, and fun.


About the Director:

Yasir Al Yasiri is a director , producer & writer , known for On Borrowed Time (2018) , 122 (2018) and Murk Light (2012). Yasir Started his career in 2001 by directing music videos and he is considered now as a pioneer in the music videos scene of the arab world , his work was highly appreciated by both the critics and the audience and he was awarded more than 10 prestigious awards as recognition for his contribution in the music videos industry. In 2010 he directed his first tv series (Ma asaab alkalam) which was a 31 episodes long , his work in tv series followed by other shows like (8 Hours) , (Sesame street / iftah ya simsim) . His film debut was in 2013 by directing and producing the film (Murk light) which was highly received by the film festivals and was the official selection by more than 30 film festivals around the world , then he produced and directed other films like (when the music speaks) & (This is My Night).

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