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The Cello

September 14, 2023
Status: released

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The Cello Movie Details:

Movie NameThe Cello
Based on Cello by Turki Al Alshikh
Country Arabic, English
Language Saudi Arabia
GenreHorror, mystery, Thriller
Release DateSeptember 8, 2023 (The Boulevard)
September 14, 2023 (United Arab Emirates)
Running Time2hr
Age ratingR
CastJeremy Irons
Samer Ismail
Elham Ali
Souad Abdullah
Tobin Bell
Muhannad Al Hamdi
Directed by Darren Lynn Bousman
Written byTurki Al Alshikh
Produced byLee Nelson
Cinematography by Maxime Alexandre
Edited by Harvey Rosenstock
Zeborah Tidwell
Music byJoseph Bishara
Production CompanyAlamiya
Envision Media Arts
Distributor Rozam Media

The Cello Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Jeremy Irons as Francesco
  • Tobin Bell as Vincent
  • Samer Ismail as Nasser
  • Elham Ali as Alia
  • Mila Al Zahrani as Sarah
  • Souad Abdullah as Haya Latif
  • Muhannad Al Hamdi as Omar
  • Baraa Alem as Hamza
  • Ghassan Massoud as Saleh Latif
  • Chloé Henry as Maria


The film’s story revolves around an aspiring cellist who acquires an insidious cello that begins to wreak havoc around him.

The Cello Movie Box Office Collection & Budget:

Budget$17,000,000 (estimated)
Worldwide Collection$5,314

About The Cello Movie:

  • The film is based on a Novel of the same name written by Saudi “General Entertainment Authority”, Turki Al Alsheikh.
  • Principal photography was completed in October 2021 after more than 100 days of filming in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Vienna, Prague, and Iceland.
  • The Cello had its world premiere in Boulevard Riyadh City on September 8, 2023. The film was released in the United Arab Emirates on September 14, 2023. It was released onto 288 theater screens in the United States by Destiny Media Entertainment on December 8, 2023.