The Cruel Sea

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The first feature film to be made by the state of Kuwait. It is a period piece about Kuwait before the discovery of oil when fishing was the predominant occupation. Bas Ya Bahar is the story of a crippled pearl diver who forbids his son Mussaid to go to sea to dive for pearls.

  1. Khalid Al Siddiq

    Director, Writer

  2. Walaa'Salah El-Din


  3. Abdel-Rahman Saleh


  4. Saad Al-Faraj


Top Billed Cast

  1. Amal Bakr


  2. Saad Al-Faraj


  3. Hayat El-Fahad


  4. Ahmed El Saleh

  5. Mohammed Al-Munaye`e

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The Cruel Sea


Original Title بس يا بحر

Status Released

Release Information

  • January 1, 1972


Original Language Arabic

Runtime 1h 46m

Budget -

Revenue -



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