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Amreeka

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(No longer in theaters)
  • Rating: PG-13 — for brief drug use involving teens, and some language
  • Director: Cherien Dabis   Cast: Nisreen Faour, Melkar Muallem, Hiam Abbass, Alia Shawkat, Jenna Kawar
  • Running Time: 92 minutes
  • Reader Rating:

    10 out of 10

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Genre

Drama

Release Date

Sep 4, 2009

Release Notes

NY

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Review

Earnest indie drama about a Palestinian mother and son relocating to the American Midwest is full of the usual racist straw men and predictable fish-out-of-water scenarios, but Faour’s heartbreaking lead performance as a pudgy, overwhelmed mother is a revelation.

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