City of Life

Synopsis: A privileged young male Arab at odds with his cultural identity and his less fortunate street smart friend; a disillusioned Indian taxi driver who bears an uncanny resemblance to a famous Bollywood star; and a former Romanian ballet dancer now working as a flight attendant and searching for love and companionship ... these individuals all live in Dubai and their lives are about to collide for better or for worse in a city where ambition, growth and opportunity are encouraged and dreams can still manifest. "City of Life" is an urban drama that tracks the various intersections of a multi-ethnic cast, examining how random interactions and their consequences can irrevocably impact another's life. As the name suggests, City of Life's inordinately humane kaleidoscope of converging experiences introduces a city that is in itself a living pulsating character. "City of Life" ultimately reveals how unexpected tragedy and loss can lead to hope and profound transformation as it explores and expose
Genre: Drama, Romance
119 min

Thanks for waiting

Don't worry, you're paying for the cab back.

How was it?


they accused me of stealing.

That's crazy,

you don't even take shells from on the beach.

Thank you

So I guess it's you they should have

been questioning then?

You got me!

Took out all this cash

for shopping in Rome

and you never even left the hotel

you boring cow.

Come on Columbo.

- Hey, Nana! Fatima!

- Hello Faisal

How are you?

I'm fine, and you?

Well thank you, praise be to Allah.

How are you feeling?

Oh, the leg's still troubling me...

You can still kick his butt any day...

Get that cigarette out of your mouth!

It's dirty!

Nana, you can't get dirtier than Khalfan!

No, he isn't dirty, he's clean.


I sure have no manners...

I didn't offer to help her

with the shopping.

Brother Faisal,

pray five times a day

grow your beard

shorten your thobe

and then I'll think about

having this conversation.

Now drive.


Can we stop a moment?


Natalia, no. I've got a date.

Please, I promise I'll be two minutes...

Please, please, please, please...

Two minutes



May I have a look?

Yeah, sure.

Can I help you?


I've never noticed this place before.

We've only been here for 25 years.

Are you interested in ballet?

In the past...

actually...he was my mentor.

Gregor Khail


In Berlin?


Bit of a career change but...

mm We

- Excuse me?

Mrs. Bateman, telephone.

Excuse me...

I'd be delighted to show you around

if you'd like to?

I have a friend waiting outside

but a quick tour would be lovely.

Right, we'll do that.

Thank you


Okay, so...

If a teacher tells you off for being late,

you tell them that Daddy was earning

the nice teachers salary, alright?

Bye Dad


You have a very beautiful little girl.

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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