During World War I, Theeb, a young Bedouin, embarks on a journey through the Wadi Rum desert to help a British officer. He is forced to muster up courage in order to survive the passage. “Eye-searing landscapes and a fascinating historical setting…a classic adventure film.” (Time Out)
“A classic adventure film of the best kind, and one that’s rarely seen these days”. (Variety)
“A truly memorable first feature.” (Time Out)
Award: Best Director, 71st Venice International Film Festival.
Award: BAFTA for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer, 2016.