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Sabah ()


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One day, when Sabah least expects it, she falls in love with the wrong man. She's Muslim, he's not. Unbeknownst to her family, she goes on a whirlwind affair before both culture and love collide.

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Sabah
Setta Keshishian ...
Um Mouhammed
Roula Said ...
Shaheera
Fadia Nadda ...
Souhaire
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Majid
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Amal
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Stephen Montpellier
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Paramedic
Mary Lou Fallis ...
Opera Singer
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Mustafa
Kaylen Christensen ...
Girlfriend

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Ruba Nadda

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Ruba Nadda ... ()

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Tracey Boulton ... producer
Atom Egoyan ... executive producer
Stephen Paniccia ... line producer
Paul Scherzer ... co-producer
Carrie Paupst Shaughnessy ... associate producer
Simone Urdl ... executive producer

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Geoff Bennett
Andre Hirz
Ben Johannesen

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Luc Montpellier

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Teresa Hannigan

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Matthew Anas ... first assistant editor

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Jenny Lewis

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Jonathan Dueck

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Jonathan Dueck
Edward Kent

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Kimberley Ann Rush

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Heidi Armstrong ... hair stylist (as Heidi Da Costa)

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Petek Berksoy ... trainee assistant director
Daniel J. Murphy ... first assistant director

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Heidi Bohme ... set dresser

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Elma Bello ... dialogue editor
Mark Gingras ... supervising sound editor
Thomas Hayek ... location sound mixer
John Hazen ... re-recording mixer
John Loranger ... first assistant sound editor
John Miya ... boom operator
Tim O'Connell ... foley artist
Jan Rudy ... re-recording mixer
Randy Wilson ... foley recordist

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Sue Georgiou ... second assistant camera
Jeff Packer ... first assistant camera
Delphine Roussel ... still photographer

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Nicole Hilliard-Forde ... additional casting

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Ravenna M. Enault ... wardrobe assistant (as Myriam Enault)

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Pete Bahlawanian ... music producer
Amy Fritz ... music consultant: S.L. Feldman & Associates

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Anuta Bondarenko ... script supervisor

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Stephen Papadimitriou ... driver

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Indira Guha ... business and legal affairs: Telefilm Canada
Natasha Kinne ... stand-in: Arsinee Khanjian
Michale Raske ... production accountant
Carrie Paupst Shaughnessy ... story editor

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Plot Summary

Sabah is 40, single, an immigrant from Syria living in Toronto with her family, responsible for her mother's well-being. Since her father's death, her brother Majid has been the family authority. His niece doesn't want him choosing her husband, his marriage is rocky, but he insists on tradition. Sabah meets Stephen at a city swimming pool; they're attracted to each other. Because he's not a Muslim, Sabah hides their friendship from her family. Where can this relationship go? Can this family sort out its tensions? Written by

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Also Known As
  • Coldwater (Canada, English title)
  • Саба (Russia)
  • Sabah: A Love Story (Australia)
  • Sabah on rakastunut! (Finland)
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Runtime
  • 86 min
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Trivia Shot in only 20 days. See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in De amerikaanse droom (2007). See more »

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