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The Unlucky Hamster

Ajyal Competition - Ajyal Film Festival 2019

Abdulaziz Khashabi / Short Narrative / Qatar, Indonesia / 2019 / 6 min / Colour / DCP / In No Dialogue
Rated: Parental guidance is advised for viewers under the age of 13. Individuals under the age of 13 are not admitted into cinemas unless accompanied by an individual aged 18 or older.


Fluffy is a cute little hamster who just can't catch a break! Every day he patiently waits in his cage at the pet store for someone to pick him. Dreaming of a new home, he thinks he has finally been rescued when a mysterious man approaches. But poor Fluffy's dream soon turns into a living nightmare, as his new owner has ulterior motives for the purchase.

About the Director

Abdulaziz Mohammed Khashabi is a Qatari filmmaker and engineer, who worked for seven years as a maintenance planning engineer. He graduated from the University of Portsmouth in the UK and holds a bachelor's degree in computer engineering. He has a passion for animation films and has written scripts, as well as designed characters and storyboards. His scriptwriting work includes a feature film, a couple of short films, and a traditional Qatari series consisting of 15 episodes.


Abdulaziz Khashabi
Abdulaziz Khashabi
Abdulla Al Janahi, Fabian Loing
Caturadi Septembrianto
Production Company
Green Tree Productions, Lumine Studio

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