Netflix announces the launch of The Matchmaker, an upcoming Arabic psychological thriller filmed entirely in AlUla. The Matchmaker was directed by Abdulmohsin Aldabaan and produced by Telfaz11, and will be the first film to be shot entirely at the UNESCO World Heritage site in Saudi Arabia. Starring Hussam Alharthy, Nour Alkhadra, and Reem Alhabib, the series is one of the first psychological thrillers from Kingdom to be released by Netflix. It will be available on the streaming platform exclusively from April 27th. Scroll down to learn more about this exciting project.
The story follows Tarek portrayed by Hussam Alharthy, an IT worker who develops feelings for an Intern employed at his office played by Nour. He follows her to a resort in the middle of a desert with mysteries lurking behind its doors. At the resort, he meets a matchmaker portrayed by Reem who promises men to unite them with their ideal partner. The story unfolds when Tarek wanders outside the resort and uncovers an ancient vengeance.
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The released images reveal a glimpse of the eerie and atmospheric mood of the film. The spectacular location of AlUla adds more enigma to the story with its incredible visual that possesses 200,000 years of unexplored history. It helps in captivating the audience while nnarating the story of Tarek’s sinister discoveries. Additionally, AlUla brings a unique cultural experience to the viewers due to its historical significance.