Cinema of Oman
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The cinema of Oman is very small. There is only one Omani film, Al-Boom (2006), as of 2007[update]. Partly inspired by Samuel Beckett's Waiting For Godot, Al-Boom deals with the challenges facing a small fishing community.
A joint US-Indian-Omani production, Pirate's Blood, starring Sunny Leone was co-produced by Stegath Dorr in 2008. Stegath Dorr's film Blood Desert was released in 2014, many years after it premiered at the 2006 Oman Film Festival. A few Hollywood movies have been partly filmed in the country.
An annual film festival is held in Muscat.
Films shot in Oman
- Blood Desert (filmed in 2006)
- Killer Elite (2011)
- Operation Oman (2014)
- Pirate's Blood (Hollywood) (2010)
- Given more than i had (Bollywood, Director - Renny Johnson) (2016)
- Personal Shopper (Hollywood) (2016)
- Once Upon ay Time in Mumbai Dobaara! (2013)
Omani Film Director
Issa Anees Al zadjali
- "International Box Office: 13 Hot Emerging Markets". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 9 November 2013.