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The Dissident

11 yrs 112 minutes 2020 7.9

Oscar-winning Bryan Fogel is the creator behind this important documentary about Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. On October 2, 2018, he went to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to pick up his wedding papers with his fiancée waiting outside. But Jamal Khashoggi never came out again. In the days that followed, the focus was on a conspiracy launched by Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, Saudi Arabia's supreme leader. The Dissident is a gruesome depiction of a brutal assassination and a revelation of the dictatorship's terrible tactics aimed at silencing dissidents around the world.

The film is not playable outside of Sweden
Category: Documentary
Genre: Crime, documentary, thriller
Director: Bryan Fogel
Starring: Omar Abdulaziz, Fahrettin Altun, John O. Brennan, Hatice Cengiz
Country: USA
Language: Arabic, English, Turkish

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