Storyline:Alan Clay (Tom Hanks), a 54-year-old American businessman, is on the verge of failure due to the banking crisis. To save his company from financial bankruptcy, Clay goes to Saudi Arabia, where he hopes for a rescuing deal in the IT industry. His outdated business ideas are not beneficial. In Saudi Arabia, a new business metropolis is to emerge and Clay would like to present the Saudi King Abdullah a new hologram technology, which could be of great benefit to the thriving city. Not only does he have to cope with the overwhelming heat of Saudi Arabia, he also has to be patient, whether the king even appears for a meeting. While waiting, he learns with the help of the driver Yousef (Alexander Black) a country full of contradictions - and soon the beautiful doctor Zahra (Sarita Choudhury) ... Adaptation of the eponymous novel by Dave Eggers.