Netflix released the first look images of the upcoming Arabic psychological thriller, The Matchmaker, giving a first glimpse at the eerie and atmospheric story. Set against the striking backdrop of AlUla, which is steeped in history and brings an undercurrent of magic, The Matchmaker is one of the first psychological thrillers from Saudi Arabia.
The Matchmaker follows Tarek (Hussam Alharthy), an IT worker who becomes powerfully infatuated with his office’s beautiful intern (Nour Alkhadra). He follows her to a desert resort beset by bizarre forces, where a matchmaker (Reem Alhabib) promises men to pair them with their perfect bride. But when Tarek wanders outside the bounds of the resort, he uncovers an ancient vengeance.
The Matchmaker is produced by Telfaz11 and directed by Abdulmohsin Aldabaan. The movie is filmed entirely in AlUla, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Saudi Arabia.