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Jalla! Jalla! (2000)

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Roro, a foreign worker in Swedish parks, loves his girlfriend but is about to marry another girl to prevent her from being sent back to Lebanon. Roros best friend, Måns, has his own ... See full summary »

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Roro
Torkel Petersson ...
Måns
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Lisa
Laleh Pourkarim ...
Yasmin
Leonard Terfelt ...
Paul
Jan Fares ...
Farsan
Sofi Ahlström Helleday ...
Jenny
Benyam Eriksson ...
Benson
Khatoun Fares ...
Farmor
Abdulahad Fares ...
Abdul
Ingemar Carlehed ...
Pappa Ulf
Harry Goldstein ...
Sexbutiksägare
Tommy Andersson ...
Peter
Christer Fjällström ...
Polis
Jacob Tamm ...
Simon Pramsten
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Roro, a foreign worker in Swedish parks, loves his girlfriend but is about to marry another girl to prevent her from being sent back to Lebanon. Roros best friend, Måns, has his own problems: He has serious problems getting an erection... Written by Benjamin Stello

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The Best Man's Wedding  »

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Josef Fares:  [first blood]  A dog called Rambo. See more »

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Police roadblocks can be seen in background around the square where Roro is beaten up by the guys with the dog. See more »

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Polis: [Måns is arrested by the police after throwing out furniture] Well, how did this happen?
Måns: Ehm, what?
Polis: Well, there's furniture on the street, under your balcony...
Måns: I accidentally dropped them...
Polis: Really? How?
Måns: I don't know... I was going to... refurbish... a little and then i tripped... it was some little... edge that...
Polis: On the balcony?
Måns: Yes, exactly...
Polis: With a whole drawer, a TV and an aquarium?
Måns: Mm...
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Nothing new, but very positive and funny
11 April 2003 | by (Belgrade, Serbia) – See all my reviews

Notice that the similar movie as 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding', with the almost same topics dealing with (trouble of young eastern immigrants with their elders and their newly made relationships) succeeded to become so much popular and profitable.

Both movies are positive, funny and relaxing, but the reason that I prefer Jalla Jalla is that I had no impression that this movie was made to be "holywoodish", as I had watching "the wedding". This one is much more natural and relaxed, and does not present the immigrants as bunch of conservative, raw and uncivilized people.

After a lot much more praised Holywood crap, this is a movie I watched without having a sense of wasted time after.


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