Big stars buy into Dubai

Three of Hollywood’s biggest stars have jumped on board with Dubai Tourism for an inspiring collaborative campaign promoting the Middle Eastern nation.

The resulting short film – A Story Takes Flight – was shot by Emmy and Director’s Guild award-winning director Reed Morano and stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Zoe Saldana and Kate Hudson as themselves, embarking on very different Dubai experiences.

A Story Takes Flight is unlike any other film in that it speaks to this defining character of our city. It is a story of each person’s discovery through their interaction with Dubai,” said Dubai’s tourism department chief Issam Kazim.

“Regardless of who you are or where you are from, your journey with us also has no finish line – and the paths to explore are endless.

“As a city, we were thrilled to have the opportunity to host Gwyneth, Zoe and Kate, and work with such an incredible director, which Reed is.

“Through the eyes of the actors, we see the values, connections and experiences that are engrained in the fabric of Dubai. This is what we represent. We are proud to be a city home to over 200 nationalities and we welcome visitors to write the next chapter of their story here.”

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Written by Leon Della Bosca

Leon Della Bosca has worked in publishing and media in one form or another for around 25 years. He's a voracious reader, word spinner and art, writing, design, painting, drawing, travel and photography enthusiast. You'll often find him roaming through galleries or exploring the streets of his beloved Melbourne and surrounding suburbs, sketchpad or notebook in hand, smiling.


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