Amreeka (2009)

Director
Cherien Dabis

Main cast
Nisreen Faour; Melkar Muallem; Hiam Abbass; Alia Shawkat; Jenna Kawar

Genres
Drama

Description
Eager to provide a better future for her son, Fadi (Melkar Muallem), divorcée Muna Farah (Nisreen Faour) leaves her Palestinian homeland and takes up residence in rural Illinois -- just in time to encounter the domestic repercussions of America's disastrous war in Iraq. Now, the duo must reinvent their lives with some help from Muna's sister, Raghda (Hiam Abbass), and brother-in-law, Nabeel (Yussuf Abu-Warda). Cherien Dabis writes and directs.


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