"The Dissident" is a 2020 American documentary film directed by Bryan Fogel.
The starring cast includes Omar Abdulaziz, Fahrettin Altun, John O. Brennan, Hatice Cengiz, Anthony J. Ferrante, Abdulhamit Gul, David Ignatius, Wadah Khanfar, Turan Kislacki, Fatih Oke and others.

Here are "The Dissident" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for The Dissident movie?

Altitude Films on Monday, January 11, 2021 released the trailer for "The Dissident" you can watch here:

Plot summary

What is The Dissident movie plot?

Here is a short review of "The Dissident" movie plot summary.

The film follows the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi and Saudi Arabia's effort to control international dissent. Central to the documentary is the story of the Saudi activist and video blogger, Omar Abdulaziz.


Who plays who in the The Dissident movie?

Here is the full cast and characters of "The Dissident" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Omar Abdulaziz  as Self - Interviewee
Fahrettin Altun  as Self - Interviewee
John O. Brennan  as Self - Interviewee
Hatice Cengiz  as Self - Interviewee
Anthony J. Ferrante  as Self - Interviewee
Abdulhamit Gul  as Self - Interviewee
David Ignatius  as Self - Interviewee
Wadah Khanfar  as Self - Interviewee
Turan Kislacki  as Self - Interviewee
Fatih Oke  as Self - Interviewee
John Scott-Railton  as Self - Interviewee
Yasin Aktay  as Self - Interviewee
Sedar Atas  as Self - Interviewee
Agnรจs Callamard  as Self - Interviewee (as Agnes Callamard)
Iyad El-Baghdadi  as Self - Interviewee
Irfan Fidan  as Self - Interviewee
Shane Harris  as Self - Interviewee
David Kaye  as Self - Interviewee
Recep Killic  as Self - Interviewee
Ayman Nour  as Self - Interviewee
Fred Ryan  as Self - Interviewee
Mohamed Soltan  as Self - Interviewee
Jeff Bezos  as Self
Jamal Khashoggi  as Self (archive footage)
Mohammad Bin Salman  as Self - Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia (archive footage)
Donald Trump  as Self - President of the United States (archive footage)

Release date

When is The Dissident movie release date?

"The Dissident" movie release date was scheduled to be on January 24, 2020 (Sundance), on December 18, 2020 (United States), on December 25, 2020 (United States) and on March 18, 2021 (Germany) distributing by Briarcliff Entertainment, Madman Entertainment and Originals Factory.


What are The Dissident filming details?

The duration of the film is 119 minutes. The film grossed over $57,000.

"The Dissident" movie is rated "PG-13", according to the MPAA film rating system.


What are critics and audiences saying about The Dissident movie?

"The Dissident" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 8.1/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 97/100.

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