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

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Amit csak Lola akar  »

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Egypt, the land of happy dancing
31 December 2013 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

I watched this film because it is mostly set and partly shot in Egypt, an interesting country. Dancing of any kind does not interest me, I might have fast-forwarded the dancing sequences if it had been a video instead of a TV broadcast. The depiction of Egyptian social norms and customs kept my interest.

The film is mildly sympathetic if a bit slow, a bit predictable and much too cute - every problem the idiot heroine creates for herself is solved too easily. There is a disturbing contrast between the realistic backgrounds and absurd plot. The leading actress is just right as the gorgeous American airhead and all the actors are credible as their characters - the problem is that what the characters do is constantly unbelievable. The ending is extremely lame.

The most annoying thing in the film is the heroine's gay friend. He is such a cliché, we have seen him do the same things in countless films and TV series. Why couldn't this person be an Egyptian woman instead of a gay man? That would have been much more believable and logical.


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