Amreeka | 2009

Drama, Comedy
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 ...more
Director: Cherien Dabis
Writers: Cherien Dabis
Awards: 2 wins & 3 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Muna Farah

Actor

... Fadi Farah

Actor

... Raghda Halaby

Actor

... Nabeel Halaby

Actor

... Salma Halaby

Actor

... School Principal

Actor

... Lamis Halaby

Actor

... Rana Halaby

Actor

... Jamileh

Actor

... Matt

Actor

... James

Actor

... Mike

Actor

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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.

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