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Amreeka

Cannes winner "Amreeka" chronicles the adventures of Muna, a single mother who leaves the West Bank with Fadi, her teenage son, with dreams of...

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Amreeka

Amerrika Drama

Cannes winner “Amreeka” chronicles the adventures of Muna, a single mother who leaves the West Bank with Fadi, her teenage son, with dreams of an exciting future in the promised land of small town Illinois.

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Details

  • Cherien Dabis
  • Nisreen Faour
    Melkar Muallem
    Hiam Abbass
    Alia Shawkat
  • USA
  • Arabic
    English
    French
  • 96 Mins
  • 2009

Accolades

Cannes Film Festival, 2009

FIPRESCI Prize

Sundance Film Festival, 2009

Grand Jury Prize Nominee

Critics

The Hollywood Reporter

“refreshing wit, honest emotions, incisive observations and a perfect cast.”