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Sorry, Haters (2005)

 -  Drama | Thriller  -  1 March 2006 (USA)
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Against the anxieties and fears of post-9/11 America, an Arab cab driver picks up a troubled professional woman with unexpected results.

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Phoebe Torrence (as Robin Wright Penn)
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Ashade Mouhana
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Eloise
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Hassan
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Phyllis Magintyre
Starla Benford ...
Traffic Officer
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Imam
Makani Rietveld ...
Ashade's Nephew
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Evan Jealous
Rich Monahan ...
European Cab Driver
Annouchka Yameogo-Stanzler ...
Socialite #1
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Socialite #2
Maya Mikhailov ...
Socialite #3
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INS Agent
Victoria Jones ...
Mugging Victim
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With a PhD in Chemistry, devout and bearded, Syria-born Ashade Mouhana (Abdellatif Kechiche) drives a cab in New York, and must accept financial assistance from friends who attend the Islamic Council of America so that he can pay a lawyer to get his Canadian brother, who is being detained as a '2nd tier suspect', released. He also has to look after his toddler nephew and French-speaking Caucasian sister-in-law, Eloise (Elodie Bouchez), and is fearful that his brother may be tortured in Syria. One night he befriends a passenger, who identifies herself as Phyllis (Robin Wright Penn), claims she is Head of Programming of Q-Dog Television, sympathizes and offers to assist him get his brother released. He gets a shock when she asks him to carry out an act of terrorism as retribution against America. He walks away, and subsequently finds out that she has stolen his money. Shortly thereafter, his cab is confiscated by secret agents, and Eloise is held for questioning. Vengeful, he shaves off... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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The dust has finally settled... for most of us.

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Untitled Post-9/11 Cab Drama  »

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Budget:

$200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,207 (USA) (3 March 2006)

Gross:

$6,364 (USA) (17 March 2006)
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[last lines]
Ashade: What is this?
Phoebe: Something my parents gave me. And for some reason I want you to have it...
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I Feel Beautiful
Written by Otis Fagg
Performed by Robyn Hitchcock
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
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Good psychological thriller with an interesting perspective on the damage of hate
7 June 2006 | by (Trenton, NJ) – See all my reviews

This film is both a psychological thriller and a comment on the damage that hatred inflicts. On several levels it can make you look at people's actions and how it can happen that we can become driven by our negative impulses rather than by compassion and understanding. Also the film looks at how the pressures to achieve success, feel loved and wanted, and have a sense of personal empowerment dominates modern life, and when people feel like failures in these realms, the inclination to become bitter and then lash out somehow can take over. Robin Wright Penn does an excellent job of portraying the main female character -- with the risk of giving too much away here, she makes this woman a composite of both sensitivity and instability so that there is a growing awareness of unpredictability concerning her actions and where the movie is going. Abdel Kechiche, the actor who plays the Syrian cab driver, is compelling as well.


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