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Head to Head employs slapstick humor by way of crude humor and absurd situations, not all of which fully worked in the final product. The film’s biggest strength, by far, is the performances from the ensemble cast, all of whom commit to the bit and fully service the filmmaker’s reliance on character’s naivety for humor. Led by actors Abdulaziz Alshehri and Adel Radwan (Darwish and Fayadh, respectively), the absurdist elements feel somewhat grounded by their performances, even if they are also veering close to the edges of reality themselves.
But the plot mechanics are somewhat convoluted; from the various pit stops the main characters take to the romance that suddenly becomes central to the plot in the third act, there is a lack of balance among the storylines leading to a film that feels overstuffed. A late explanation of the stakes of the accidental kidnapping via an animated sequence also feels less like a story pulled from real life and more like an ancient myth or a tale passed down generation to generation.
While the editing and stylistic flourishes do make this an enjoyable time pass watch, there isn’t anything truly unique about the film’s execution or the story it’s trying to tell.