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I Can't Think Straight (2008)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | November 2008 (USA)
A young woman engaged to be married finds her life changed forever when she meets her best friend's girlfriend.

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Sami
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A 2008 romance film adapted from a same name novel about a London-based Jordanian of Palestinian descent, Tala, who is preparing for an elaborate wedding. A turn of events causes her to have an affair and subsequently fall in love with another woman, Leyla, a British Indian. Written by Shamim Sarif

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You can only find true love when you're true to yourself See more »

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content | See all certifications »

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Elveszed az eszem  »

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$15,239 (USA) (23 November 2008)

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$39,373 (USA) (13 September 2009)
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Trivia

The 2nd woman in line at the book signing is writer/director Shamim Sarif. She asks for the inscription "Amina", which is the name of the character that Sheetal Sheth played in Shamim's next movie, The World Unseen (2007). See more »

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When Leyla and Tala are sitting on the stairs in the park both are wearing black shoes. In the next scene when they are walking through the park Tala's shoes are ocher. See more »

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[Yasmin comes downstairs in an "I Can't Think Straight" t-shirt]
Yasmin: [to her concerned father, regarding her mother] Don't worry, she won't get it.
Maya: Get what?
Yasmin: Nothing.
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Holy Daughter
Written and Performed by Leonie Casanova
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Really Amazing
6 August 2015 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

I can't think straight is an exciting comedy, telling the story of two girls in love. The movie is in each part unexpected and surprising. There are a lot of twists that leave the spectator astonished. The history of love telling about the 2 protagonists is romantic, sexy, and heart-warming, Is also very compelling and put the spectator in the shoes of the protagonist let him hope in an happy end. Lisa Ray is playing the part of the predator ( the opposite of the world Unseen) and I have to say that her interpretation is fantastic, and that the part she plays suit to her perfectly. Curious is the personal relationship between Tala and her parents, the mother plays the role of hypocrisy and selfishness thinking what is better for the image of the family whereas the father is more focused on daughter. The Role of Leyla is really curious too, Sheetal Sheth is perfectly representing her character. I suggest absolutely to see this film for have a relaxing and exciting break from the ordinary life.


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