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I Can't Think Straight ()


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A young woman engaged to be married finds her life changed forever when she meets her best friend's girlfriend.

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Tala
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Leyla
Antonia Frering ...
Reema
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Omar
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The Housekeeper
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Sam
Siddiqua Akhtar ...
Maya
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Yasmin
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Lamia
Kimberly Jaraj ...
Zina
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Kareem
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Ali
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Hani (as Daud Shah)
George Tardios ...
Uncle Ramzi
Ishwar Maharaj ...
Sami
Gabrielle Amies ...
Aunty Ramzi
Jessica Allsop ...
Jennifer
Orly Jaraj ...
Catty Woman
Antoinette Claessens ...
Female Polo Player / Party Guest
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Jordan Lecturer
Ian Mann ...
Jeff
Steve Motion ...
Head Waiter
Jay Karik ...
Pedicure Girl
Dipti Patel ...
Hair Girl
Nina Hautumm ...
Secretary
Cuba ...
Handsome Waiter 1
Dan Balcaban ...
Handsome Waiter 2 (as Daniel Balcaban)
Brij Patel ...
Jordan House Staff 1 - Ravi
Ari Gill ...
Jordan House Staff 2
Karen Frank ...
Book Signing Fan 1
Ethan Sarif-Kattan ...
Child in Park 1
Leonie Casanova ...
Polo Spectator 1
Sandra Watfa ...
Polo Spectator 2
Alastair Hepher ...
Ramzi's Companion in Bar
Jess Imerman ...
Zina's Boyfriend in Picture
Louise McManus ...
Mother in Park
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Book Signing Fan 2
Luca Sarif-Kattan ...
Child in Park 2
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Dinner Guest (uncredited)
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Lecture Audience Member (uncredited)
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Wife of Hani (uncredited)

Directed by

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Shamim Sarif

Written by

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Shamim Sarif ... (screenplay) &
Kelly Moss ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Daisy Allsop ... associate producer
Aseem Bajaj ... line producer: India
Paul Colichman ... executive producer
Stephen P. Jarchow ... executive producer
Aida Kattan ... associate producer
Hanan Kattan ... executive producer / producer
Louise McManus ... line producer
Alma Mecattaf ... line producer: Paris
Kelly Moss ... executive producer
Manish Nirula ... consulting producer
Sunny Nirula ... supervising producer
Vikrant Sharma ... line producer: India
Lisa Tchenguiz ... executive producer (as Lisa Tchenguiz-Imerman)
Mervyn Wilson ... executive producer

Music by

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Raiomond Mirza

Cinematography by

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Aseem Bajaj ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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David Martin

Editorial Department

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Paul A. Byrne ... digital intermediate colorist
Sanjay Gharat ... digital intermedaite conformist: Pixion
Joginder Singh Varna ... on-line editor

Casting By

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Jennifer Jaffrey
Hanan Kattan

Production Design by

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Katie Carter

Art Direction by

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Mari Lucaccini

Costume Design by

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Charlie Knight

Makeup Department

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Jay Karik ... key makeup artist
Stacey Kutzak ... assistant makeup artist
Dipti Patel ... key hair stylist
Michelle Watson ... key makeup artist

Production Management

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Manoj Chouhan ... assistant post-production manager
Roy Sudip ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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William Emsworth ... third assistant director
Naoki Maeda ... second assistant director
Iesh Thapar ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Chris Barber ... assistant art director
Tim Blake ... assistant art director
Emily Johnson ... stand-by art director
Sheerin Khosrowshahi-Miandoab ... property master

Sound Department

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Boloy Kumar Doloi ... sound editor
James Doyle ... sound editor
Douglas Fairgrieve ... boom operator
Roger Johnson ... sound mixer
Richard Pryke ... re-recording mixer
Nick Roberts ... adr supervisor
Caroline Robinson ... adr recordist
James Seddon ... dolby consultant
Mark Shehab ... sound assistant: foley artist

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Jayesh Chavan ... digital compositor
Chetan Gaur ... digital compositor
Abhishek Goel ... digital intermediate line producer: Pixion
Ilamuruguselvan ... digital artist
Pankaj Kalbende ... digital compositor
Kishor Kanchan ... scanning artist
Ranen Nongmaithem ... compositor
Uppu Pavanrajesh ... digital compositor
Kirit Rathod ... digital intermediate conformist
Balakrishna P. Subaiah ... digital compositor
Kailyn Johnson ... title designer (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Aseem Bajaj ... camera operator
Asit Biswas ... assistant camera
Kash Halford ... focus puller
Nina Hautumm ... assistant camera / camera continuity / clapper girl
Larry ... gaffer

Casting Department

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Chuck Douglas ... extras casting assistant
Silvio Schelling ... extras casting

Location Management

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Louise McManus-Fernandes ... location manager
Nick Palozzi ... unit location manager

Music Department

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Annish Gohil ... music mix
Chaitanya Modha ... music mix

Other crew

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Helene Nielsen Beal ... director of distribution
Drew Cousins ... production runner
Lauren Davitt ... assistant to producers
Cecilia Frugiuele ... continuity / script supervisor
Hakan Kousetta ... production legal advisor
Nick Miller ... production legal advisor
Faiza Rehman ... production assistant
Silvio Schelling ... runner

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Plot Summary

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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Taglines You can only find true love when you're true to yourself See more »
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Also Known As
  • Я не могу думать гетеросексуально (Russia)
  • Elveszed az eszem (Hungary)
Runtime
  • 82 min
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Box Office

Opening Weekend United Kingdom GBP923, 05 Apr 2009

Did You Know?

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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 »
Goofs When Lisa Ray is reading the Arabic newspaper, she reads it left-to-right (like reading English) instead of right-to-left. See more »
Soundtracks Little Feeling See more »
Quotes Leyla: [to her mother] I'm gay!
Sam: [enters] I'm home!
[pauses]
Sam: What did I miss?
Leyla: I'm gay.
Sam: But I've only been gone two hours!
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