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Becoming Burlesque (2017)

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Despite her uncle encouraging her to adopt a more traditional lifestyle, a young Muslim college student secretly joins a Toronto burlesque troupe.

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Jackie English

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Jackie English
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Cast

Credited cast:
Shiva Negar ... Fatima Jackson-Aziz
Elise Bauman ... Becca
Alli Chung ... Wei Chen
Alex Harrouch ... Aqueel
Pedro Miguel Arce ... Super Fan
Hrant Alianak ... Waleed Aziz
Moe Jeudy-Lamour ... Justin
Araya Mengesha ... Winner
Katelyn McCulloch ... Sinnamon
Severn Thompson ... Olivia Aziz
Courtney Deelen ... Texas Red Tempest
Gabe Grey ... Brock
Khalid Klein Khalid Klein ... Mahmood Jackson-Aziz
Pastel Supernova Pastel Supernova ... Catcha Foxx
Sam Kalilieh ... Uncle Yousef
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Despite her uncle encouraging her to adopt a more traditional lifestyle, a young Muslim college student secretly joins a Toronto burlesque troupe.

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Powerful!
24 October 2018 | by kate-91145See all my reviews

This movie delivers strong messages that need to be heard! It's clever, powerful and an enjoyable film to watch. The combination of Jackie English's writing and directing with Shiva Negar as the lead and her great cast is wonderful team and I hope to see them work together again.


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