Sex Arabians – A Novel Sequel to “The Dog” Movie
Part romance story, part fantasy thriller, “Arab Ameen” is a lighthearted comedy about two adventurous people’s road trip. The men are college students and they are only too happy to spend their last days together before graduation. They are so excited about their upcoming graduation that they even plan a graduation toast. On their way back from their tropical island getaway, though, their bus crashes and they are stranded. They are separated for months and neither has any idea how they will survive.
A long sandy beach, surrounded by palm trees, lies on the sand between two large bays. Because they both have cars, they can make their way to the shore in one car, but it takes both of them almost ten hours to make it out of the sandy beach. They are starving and barely have enough food for the two of them. Their flashlight batteries run out, and they are desperate for help. When they spot a strange stick sticking out of the water, just off the sand dunes, they hurry to get help while exploring the strange and mysterious surroundings.
In Bed No One Cares To Sleep, written by Fatemeh Ismailpour, an Egyptian-American author, is another short story about life on an exotic island. The book was published in Iran in 2021 and was available as an e-book download. In this book, Ismailpour gives an account of his experiences traveling to the exotic Middle East and living among the people. Ismailpour spent several months living among the Bedouins in the Qurum National Park in the UAE.
The book was made into an animated movie that was released in cinemas in the US and the UK. The movie featured voice-overs that included the voices of Yul Brynner, Christopher Walken, and Annette Benning. Some of the scenes were filmed in the studios of the Walt Disney Company in California. The book was also made into a musical, which starred Matt Damon, during which time it became one of the highest selling books of all time. Ismailpour followed up his first book with another book entitled, Before I Sleep, written with the same characters.
While both books have very similar plot elements, they do take place in two different parts of the country. In Bed No One Cares To Sleep, Ismailpour concentrated his attention on the lives of two Bedouins who were forced out of their village, which was torched by unknown vandals. Yul is a renowned Bedouin who lives with his cousin in the desert and works with animals. He has an unkind master and constantly taunts his cousin, but the two love each other.
Yusef al-Rabieh and his cousin were not the only Arabs who lived in the Arabian Desert region during the Early Islamic Period. Ismailpour spent a great deal of time studying the Bedouin culture and their customs. He spent eleven years studying the language of the Bedouins, which was called Kaddish. This gave him the unique ability to draw from a rich variety of sources when creating his storyboards for the film and the TV show. Most of the film and television script was based on his storyboards.
The novel is broken into four episodes. The first part centers on Yusef al-Rabieh and his cousin Yusef. In the second episode, titled The Dog, the storyboard includes a brief background on the early customs and beliefs of the Bedouins. The third episode revolves around Yusef and Saleh, two of the closest friends that ever developed a relationship while still under torture in their homeland. The fourth episode takes place in Yemen, where Saleh’s cousin is murdered and Yusef and Saleh are forced to leave after being released from prison.
As you can see, there is a lot that goes into creating these amazing storyboards. A lot of thinking goes into them, as well as tons of research and drawings. The best part about it is that all of these were done with a storyboard that has already been created and drawn by two very accomplished authors. I have never seen a storyboard like this before, and I hope that more people pick up the novel. These storyboards are truly a work of art, and anyone that is looking for a creative and out of the box way to learn how to draw something that can be animated or made into a scene just should really consider giving this a try.