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Rana's Wedding (2002)
"Al qods fee yom akhar" (original title)

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About a Palestinian girl of 17 who wants to get married to the man of her own choosing. Rana wakes up one morning to an ultimatum delivered by her father: she must either choose a husband ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Clara Khoury ...
Khalifa Natour ...
Ismael Dabbag ...
Walid Abed Elsalam ...
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Zuher Fahoum ...
Abu Siad, Rana's father
Bushra Karaman ...
Rana's grandmother
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Georgina Asfour ...
Mary
Manal Awad ...
Alia
Nasrin Buqa'i ...
Samira
Houda Imam
Sami Metwasi ...
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About a Palestinian girl of 17 who wants to get married to the man of her own choosing. Rana wakes up one morning to an ultimatum delivered by her father: she must either choose a husband from a preselected list of men, or she must leave Palestine for Egypt with her father by 4:00 that afternoon. With ten hours to find her boyfriend in occupied Jerusalem, she sneaks out of her father's house at daybreak to find her forbidden love Khalil (Natour). Written by [Excerpted from the MFA Film Calendar.]

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Rana: They're demolishing a house on the day I want to build one.
Mary: Don't worry, we'll rebuild it tommorrow.
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A game attempt to show the human impact of occupation.
25 January 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A fair depiction of the hardships under occupation, and the customs of the middle class Muslim Palestinians in Jerusalem. Perhaps because it was filmed in Jerusalem streets under such adversity, this film is a bit amateurish with mismatched music substituting for compelling acting.


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