Tarab 

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TARAB follows Mena, a single, successful female lawyer, who is married to her career. While her Lebanese mother and family push her to find marriage in hopes of grandchildren, Mena realizes... See full summary »

Director:

Jennifer Hanley

Writer:

Maria Michaels
8 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Status: Completed | See complete list of  »
Updated: 25 February 2019
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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Karen Lynn Gorney ... Sylvie
Kathryn Kates ... Dalayl
Jon Freda ... Mahmoud
Jason Liebman ... Stevenn
Stan Vidal ... John
Al Nazemian ... Nurse
Elizabeth Zephyrine ... Tracilynn (as Elizabeth Zephyrine McDonough)
Leslie Frye ... Doctor
Jennifer Hanley ... Candace
Hamza Zaman ... DJ Ali Z
Maria Michaels ... Mena
Victoria Vance ... DeMarco
Dave Sarrafian Dave Sarrafian ... Barista
Anton Obeid ... Hanna
Tamir ... Sarah
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TARAB follows Mena, a single, successful female lawyer, who is married to her career. While her Lebanese mother and family push her to find marriage in hopes of grandchildren, Mena realizes she has been working so hard that she has not noticed how much time has passed. She has lost her spark or light within herself. Until, one day, she finds her passion within a form of dance that is not widely accepted as a professional career in her culture: belly dancing. But how long can Mena keep up this double life? If her secret gets out, her family will be shocked and embarrassed. Will she lose her job? Will she have to give up the one thing that has re-connected her to herself? Find out in this truly incredible story of acceptance, culture, family, community, diversity, equality and love that is TARAB.

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What would you risk to follow your bliss?

Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

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"TARAB" is Arabic for musical ecstasy, bliss, or enchantment - an extreme emotional transformation leading to intense feelings of joy, sorrow, or sadness; a concept with no exact English translation. See more »

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