Netflix ‘Finding Ola’: 5 things you need to know about the Egyptian dramedy
Ola goes on a journey of self-discovery after a life-changing incident, all while juggling the rigors of parenting two children and making ends meet
'Finding Ola' is all about giving life and yourself a second chance. It also combines drama and humor, taking viewers on an emotionally high trip with Ola as she embarks on a new chapter in her life. The movie also depicts the fragile relationship that exists between moms and daughters. And why it's always more important to be your own person first. It also highlights why it is crucial for a woman to be self-sufficient in today's world. It will be an emotional journey of love, friendships, relationships, freedom, and independence in the life of a woman who is striving to embrace the truth and move ahead in her life.
But, before we go into further specifics about this new series, you might want to check out similar Netflix series like 'Whispers', 'Love Is Blind: After the Altar' and 'Love, Death + Robots'.
When does ‘Finding Ola’ release and where can you watch it
‘Finding Ola’ will premiere exclusively on Netflix on February 3. The show will be available on Netflix in 190 countries with subtitles in 32 languages and dubbing in four languages.
What is ‘Finding Ola’ all about
According to Netflix, the series follows "Ola Abd ElSabour," a beloved character who made her first appearance 10 years ago in the revolutionary social drama series "I Want to Get Married - Ayza Atgawez." 'Finding Ola,' tells the narrative of "Ola Abd ElSabour," a mother and pharmacist who is attempting to deal with the fast-paced world while also struggling to find or rather recreate herself. Ola's life is ripped apart by her duties and her attempts to reclaim love.
Who stars on ‘Finding Ola’
Hend Sabry is a Tunisian actress and lawyer residing in Cairo. She is also one of four women who have contributed to "The Uprising of Women in the Arab World," a Facebook campaign inspired by the Arab Spring that promotes gender equality in accordance with the UN's Universal Declaration of Human Rights and calls for Arab women to be granted freedom, independence, and protection.
Hany Adel is a guitarist, vocalist, and movie actor from Egypt. He's also had supporting roles in a number of recent Egyptian films that deal with contentious social and political topics confronting Arab culture.
Who are the showrunners?
Hadi El Bagoury directed ‘Finding Ola,’ which stars Hend Sabry, who will also serve as Executive Producer for the first time, and her production company SALAM PROD., in collaboration with Partner Pro & Executive Producer Amin El Masri. Maha El Wazir and Ghada Abd El Aal wrote ‘Finding Ola.’