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Whatever Lola Wants (2007)

A New York postal worker travels to Egypt to take belly dancing lessons from a legendary instructor.

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Zack
Carmen Lebbos ...
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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Sleazy man
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Postal Worker
Marilyn Dobrin ...
Postal Worker
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Mrs. Aida (as Mariam Fakhr Eddine)
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Dancer (as Monique Lea-Gall)
Abdellatif Khamouli ...
Ramses club owner
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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16 April 2008 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Amit csak Lola akar  »

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$8,000,000 (estimated)
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Got me off my laptop
20 October 2009 | by (Kuwait) – See all my reviews

Although i am partly Arab i rarely watch Arabic films. At the start, Whatever Lola Wants depicts its an Arabic film production and so i got back to my laptop. As it played in my DVD and my daughter watched, and to my utter surprise, in the 10 minutes back and forth between my laptop and the TV screen, i decided TV would win this time. I was so happy to see an exceptionally well made film that had Arab team and crew on board. A great production of the highest standards. A very good cast, colorful characters, several angels of the Arab society shown very tastefully. Really this movie is packed with cultural data, where there are common grounds between west and middle east and where there are divides in peoples minds. It kept my attention all through until the end. And what a beautiful ending. I would watch this movie twice. Thank you to all those involved in making this movie. I will surely recommend to my friends.


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