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In this drama, a Jordanian building contractor gets entangles in an unfortunate business deal. He ends up in prison. There he realises life in prison may not be so bad after all.
Zarqa, Jordan. After a dramatic construction job, the gentle contractor Ahmad is taken straight to prison - sentenced for fraud. He is in his forties and deeply worried about the wife and child he has to leave behind. In prison, he meets a professional fraudster who crushes Ahmad’s last hope to prove his innocence. Drama in which the unfortunate protagonist, despite all his problems, gradually realises life in confinement may not be so bad after all.