Second Blood

Directed by
Fawzi Al-Khatib

Produced by
Mohammed AlSayed
Mehdi Boushahri
Mohamed Al Mubarak

Written by
Shehab Al-Fadhli
Fayez Hussein Ali

Starring
Abdulhadi Al-Khayat
Ranaa Ghandour
Khaled Al-Buraiki
Mojeb Al-Qabandi

Music by
Ibrahim Al-Mazeedi

Cinematography
Ramadhan Nakad

Edited by
Ahmad Abdullah Alkhudari

Production
companies

Jabara Media Group

Distributed by
Jabara Media Group

Release date

November 27, 2016 (2016-11-27)

Country
Kuwait

Language
Kuwaiti

Second Blood is a 2016 Kuwaiti action film, directed by Fawzi Al-Khatib, and written by Shehab Al-Fadhli and Fayez Hussein Ali. The film stars bodybuilding champion Abdulhadi Al-Khayat, Ranaa Ghandour, Khaled Al-Buraiki and Mojeb Al-Qabandi.
Al-Khayat, in his movie debut, plays the lead character Yousef Rambu—an ex-member of the Kuwait Army Forces with a troubled past.[1][2][3] He is sent to rescue political prisoners from a forgotten Asian island. Second Blood, which is inspired by Rambo franchise, premiered on November 27, 2016.[4][5]

Contents

1 Plot
2 Cast
3 Production
4 Release
5 Sequel
6 References
7 External links

Plot[edit]
Yousef Rambu (Al-Khayat) is an exceptionally well-trained spy and a former commando. As a member of the Kuwait Army Forces he had been captured behind enemy lines during one of his missions. Imprisoned by a Chinese intelligence agency, Rambu was subjected to brutal forms of torture for months which rendered him resistant to pain. Rambu’s superiors send him to the jungles of a forgotten Asian island where influential politicians are being held captive by terrorists. Rambu’s mission is to save them.
Cast[edit]

Abdulhadi Al-Khayat as Yousef Rambu
Ranaa Ghandour as Monira Rambu
Khaled Al-Buraiki as Bader
Mojeb Al-Qabandi as General Mughni
Massouma as Female interrogator

Production[edit]
In November 2015 it was reported that independent production company from Kuwait, Jabara Media Group, was developing an action movie which would share resemblances with American classics—First Blood (1982) and Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985). As indicated, Kuwaiti bodybuilding champion, police officer and real-life commando Abdulhadi Al-Khayat signed a contract to play Yousef Rambu, “an ex-member of the Kuwait Army Forces, an exceptionally tough and courageous man.”[6] Hailed as a Kuwaiti answer to John Rambo, Rambu shares a lot of common characteristics with the American movie icon.[7] Al-Khayat’s appearance in S
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