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Wajib (2017)

A father and his estranged son must come together to hand deliver his daughter's wedding invitations to each guest as per local Palestinian custom, in this rousing family drama from Annemarie Jacir (When I Saw You).

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Annemarie Jacir

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Annemarie Jacir
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mohammad Bakri ... Abu Shadi
Saleh Bakri ... Shadi
Tarik Kopty ... Abu Murad
Monera Shehadeh Monera Shehadeh ... Um Murad
Lama Tatour Lama Tatour ... Maria
Samia Shanan Samia Shanan ... Widow
Jalil Abu Hanna Jalil Abu Hanna ... Waiter
Ossama Bawardi Ossama Bawardi ... Karam
Ruba Blal ... Rami's Wife (as Ruba Blal Asfour)
Shams Bawardi Shams Bawardi ... Rami's Daughter
Blanche Mazzawi Blanche Mazzawi ... Um Rami
Amira Bawardi Amira Bawardi ... Relative
Sobhi Hosari Sobhi Hosari ... Salim
Falah Zoabi Falah Zoabi ... Marwan
Henry Andrawes Henry Andrawes ... Rami
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A father and his estranged son must come together to hand deliver his daughter's wedding invitations to each guest as per local Palestinian custom, in this rousing family drama from Annemarie Jacir (When I Saw You).

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Arabic

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5 October 2018 (USA) See more »

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Invitación de boda See more »

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Slow and boring
15 October 2018 | by muguetdemaiSee all my reviews

After hearing about the movie, I finally watched it... But it was so painful to watch because it reached the point of becoming boring. The idea is good, but the story and treatment were unsuccessful. The movie's pace is so slow it contributes to boring the spectator. And the ending leaves us hanging on. And frankly I wanted more...


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