Rana's Wedding Synopsis
A woman (Clara Khoury) in war-torn Jerusalem must get married by 4 p.m.
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Film Threat

By Phil Hall
Among the finest films made in the Middle East. This small, subtle gem offers a vivid portrait of life in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian...
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100

San Francisco Chronicle

By Jonathan Curiel
A bittersweet film that tells the story of Palestinian life as eloquently as anything ever done.
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Excellent acting, and a plot that combines suspense, whimsy, and political resonance make this Palestinian comedy-drama an unusual treat.
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
This black comedy is a small gem.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Robert K. Elder
Starts out slowly, unfolding a family history through the poetic use of black-and-white photographs -- blending the figures of Rana's...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The movie is passable as a story but fascinating as a document. It gives a more complete visual picture of the borders, the Palestinian...
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75

Boston Globe

By Janice Page
An invitation to see something a little less pretty, and potentially more enduring.
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63

Miami Herald

By Marta Barber
Strong acting from Khoury saves the weak storyline.
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60

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Khoury may be a few years too old to play a minor still squirming under her father's thumb, but her performance as a timid young woman who...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

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While the film, directed by Hany Abu-Assad, provides a vivid portrait of the landscape, its dramatic aspects are less impressive, with the...
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Rated NR