Amreeka (2009)

Amreeka
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating PG 13
Runtime 1hr 36mins.
Genres Drama, Comedy
Keywords dramedy, fish-out-of-water, motherhood, political, rural, survival, teen
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Nisreen Faour Actor Muna Farah 1 1000001
melkar Muallem Actor Fadi Farah 1 1000002
Hiam Abbass Actor Raghda Halaby 1 1000003
Yussuf Abu-Warda Actor Nabeel Halaby 1 1000004
Alia Shawkat Actor Salma Halaby 1 1000005
Joseph Ziegler Actor School Principal 1 1000006
Selena Haddad Actor Lamis Halaby 1 1000007
Jenna Kawar Actor Rana Halaby 1 1000008
Suheila Muallem Actor Jamileh 1 1000009
Brodie Sanderson Actor Matt 1 1000010
Andrew Sannie Actor James 1 1000011
Daniel Boiteau Actor Mike 1 1000012
Jeff Sutton Actor Jason 1 1000013
Miriam Smith Actor Bank Employee 1 1000014
Glen Thompson Actor Nelson 1 1000015
Amer Hlehel Actor Samer 1 1000016
Cherien Dabis Director n/a 2 2000001
Christina Piovesan Producer n/a 3 3000001
Paul Barkin Producer n/a 3 3000002
Alicia Sams Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Cherien Dabis Executive Producer n/a 174 3000004
Liz Jarvis Co-Producer n/a 170 3000005
Sheikha Al-Zain Al-Sabah Co-Producer n/a 170 3000006
Cherien Dabis Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
David Till Production Manager n/a 305 5000001
David Antoniuk Assistant Director n/a 163 5000002
Richard Duffy Assistant Director n/a 163 5000003
Markian Saray Assistant Director n/a 163 5000004
Wanda Bretecher Production Coordinator n/a 162 5000005
Tobias Datum Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Vanessa Ireson Assistant Camera n/a 233 6000002
Aaron Mallin Assistant Camera n/a 233 6000003
Keith Reamer Editor n/a 172 7000001
Kareem Roustom Composer n/a 120836 8000001
Doug Bernheim Music Supervisor n/a 120872 8000002
Aidan Leroux Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Scott Rossell Set Decorator n/a 165 9000002
Laura Souter Art Director n/a 183 9000003
Ellyn Marshall Casting n/a 179 10000001
Maria Nelson Casting n/a 179 10000002
Joey Ritchie Casting Associate n/a 160 10000003
Patricia Henderson Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Brock Capell Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Paul Courchaine Assistant Accountant n/a 120950 16000001
Sean Skene Stunt Coordinator n/a 120804 19000001
Synopsis
Muna, a single mother leaves the West Bank with Fadi, her teenage son, with dreams of an exciting future in the promise land of small town Illinois. As her son navigates high school hallways the way he used to move through military checkpoints, the indomitable Muna scrambles together a new life cooking up falafel burgers as well as hamburgers at the local White Castle.