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Cannes: Stuart Ford’s Agc Takes World Sales on Emirati Comedy ‘Rashid and Rajab’

Stuart Ford’s Agc International sales arm has taken global distribution rights outside the Middle East to Dubai-set concept comedy “Rashid and Rajab” which will be hitting movie theaters in the region starting in June.

The deal between the film’s production company Image Nation Abu Dhabi and Agc, which have a close rapport, was signed in Cannes, they said in a statement.

Shot on location in Dubai, “Rashid and Rajab” revolves around a freak body switch between a wealthy Emirati executive and an Egyptian fast-food deliveryman. As a result, the pair gain a different perspective into each other’s lives, according to promotional materials.

The family-friendly pic is directed by Emirati director Mohammed Saeed Harib, known for creating Emirati animated children’s TV series “Freej.” It’s produced for Image Nation by Emirati filmmakers Ali Mostafa (“Fom A to B”) and Majid Alansari (“Zinzana”) in tandem with multi-hyphenate Rami Yasin’s Breakout Films.

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