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Whatever Lola Wants (2007)

 -  Drama  -  16 April 2008 (France)
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A New York postal worker travels to Egypt to take belly dancing lessons from a legendary instructor.

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Ismahan
Hichem Rostom ...
Nasser
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Yussef
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Adham
Abdelkader Lofti ...
Choukri
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Yasmine
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Marilyn Dobrin ...
Postal Worker
Mariam Fakhr Eddine ...
Mrs. Aida
Abdellatif Khamouli ...
Ramses club owner
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Amine Louadni
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A New York postal worker travels to Egypt to take belly dancing lessons from a legendary instructor.

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too much Cinderella story but fine after all
14 April 2010 | by (Islamic Republic of Iran) – See all my reviews

Whatever Lola wants is one of those happily ever after movies that you can find every now and then but what will make you follow the story is the beautiful Egyptian dance and music.

I'm not going to take this movie very seriously since it was just very fun , casual and easy going Cinderella story and you surely will love if you are in your sweet sixteen , or even teenage years ,specially if you are a girl but older than that you may only enjoy the music more than the corny story which by the way was not even close to reality ! How on earth ONLY the talent can be enough for a blond girl to become a star in the world of SHOWBIZ in a country like Egypt where all the producers are men and crave for white blonds??? I rest my case !


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