A Hologram for the King

A Hologram for the King (2016)

How far will you go? To find yourself.

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 2016-04-22
  • User Rating: 5.8/10 from 628 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 37min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Kasbah-Film Tanger
  • Production Country: Mexico, France, Germany, United Kingdom, United States of America
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Alan Clay, a struggling American businessman, travels to Saudi Arabia to sell a new technology to the King, only to be challenged by endless Middle Eastern bureaucracy, a perpetually absent monarch, and a suspicious growth on his back.

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  • Tom Hanks

    as Alan Clay
  • Sarita Choudhury

    as Dr. Zahra Hakeem
  • Sidse Babett Knudsen

    as Hanne
  • Ben Whishaw

    as Dave
  • Tom Skerritt

    as Ron Clay
  • Tracey Fairaway

    as Kitty Clay
  • David Menkin

    as Brad
  • Alexander Black

    as Yousef
  • Jane Perry

    as Ruby Clay
  • Amira El Sayed

    as Maha
  • Christy Meyer

    as Cayley
  • Khalid Laith

    as Karim Al-Ahmad
  • Jon Donahue

    as Ted
  • Michael Baral

    as Young Ron
  • Lewis Rainer

    as Young Alan
  • Megan Maczko

    as Rachel
  • Eric Meyers

    as Eric Randall
  • Waleed Elgadi

    as Sayad
  • Zaydun Khalaf

    as Mohammed
  • Jay Abdo

    as Dr. Haddad
  • Atheer Adel

    as Prince Jalawi
Directing Tom Tykwer Director
Writing Tom Tykwer Screenplay
Writing Dave Eggers Novel
Production Uwe Schott Producer
Production Gary Goetzman Producer
Production Arcadiy Golubovich Producer
Production Stefan Arndt Producer
Production Tim O'Hair Producer
Camera Frank Griebe Director of Photography
Editing Alexander Berner Editor
Sound Johnny Klimek Original Music Composer
Sound Tom Tykwer Original Music Composer
Costume & Make-Up Pierre-Yves Gayraud Costume Design
Art Uli Hanisch Production Design
Production Michelle Guish Casting
Production Gaby Kester Casting
Production Avy Kaufman Casting
Production Noureddine Aberdine Casting
Production Mounir Saguia Casting
Production Alan Scott Neal Casting Associate
Art Abdellah Baadil Art Direction
Art Daniel Chour Art Direction
Art Marco Trentini Art Direction
Art Redouane Nasserdine Art Department Coordinator
Art Niklas Schmidt Art Department Coordinator
Art Abdellah Baadil Assistant Art Director
Art Claudio Magrini Construction Coordinator
Art Kai Koch Supervising Art Director
Camera Christian Almesberger Camera Operator
Camera Amine Boudour Camera Operator
Crew Aladin Hasic Second Unit Cinematographer
Camera Lotfi El Gorda First Assistant Camera
Camera Marcus Pohlus Steadicam Operator
Camera Tom Trambow Still Photographer
Camera Sifeddine El Amine Still Photographer
Camera Frédéric Batier Still Photographer
Camera Jan Hinrich Hoffmann Underwater Camera
Lighting Helmut Prein Gaffer
Lighting Dietmar Haupt Rigging Gaffer
Costume & Make-Up Elisabeth Martirena Assistant Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Oriol Nogues Assistant Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Bettina Seifert Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Lisa Spengler Set Costumer
Crew Sven Hübner Armorer
Costume & Make-Up Heike Merker Hair Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Heike Merker Makeup Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Jan Kempkens-Odemski Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Daniel Parker Makeup Designer
Crew David Salamon CG Supervisor
Visual Effects Johannes Schiehsl Animation
Visual Effects Benjamin Swiczinsky Animation
Visual Effects Conrad Tambour Animation
Visual Effects Robert Aldag Visual Effects Coordinator
Visual Effects Nina Knott Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Rene Grasser Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Dominik Trimborn Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Robert Pinnow Visual Effects Supervisor
Crew Christopher Chaber Visual Effects Editor
Sound Steve Little ADR & Dubbing
Sound Carsten Richter Foley
Sound Markus Stemler Sound Effects Editor
Sound Matthias Lempert Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Frank Kruse Supervising Sound Editor
Editing Manuel Scholz First Assistant Editor