The case has been filed by a lawyer who felt the Arabic version of ‘Perfect Strangers’ dealt with a lot of topics considered taboo in Arab society.
A Kuwaiti lawyer has filed a case with the country’s High Court demanding that Netflix be blocked in the country.
Lawyer Abdulaziz Al Subaie stated Netflix recently produced and aired the Arabic edition of Perfect Strangers, which has provoked a wave of public anger due to several controversial scenes on subjects such as homosexuality and sex outside wedlock in the film.
He stated a large number of youngsters and adolescents are attracted to Netflix.
Ashab Wala Aaz (Perfect Strangers) has sparked controversy in Egypt and the Arab world for featuring immorality and undermining traditional values.
The movie involves discussions of sexual encounters and extramarital affairs and shows people drinking alcohol.
The film features some of the biggest Arab film stars, including Egyptian actress Mona Zaki, Eyad Nassar, Nadine Labaki, Georges Khabbaz, and Adel Karam, among others.
It tells the story of seven close friends who get together for dinner and decide to play a game that involves them placing their cell phones on the dinner table, and agreeing to openly share every call, text and voice message as it comes. What starts out as fun, quickly unfolds into an uncharted path of untold secrets that reveals more than what they wish to share.
Over the course of the evening, the players’ most intimate secrets are revealed.