David & Layla | 2007
Sparks fly when a Jew and a Muslim fall in love in New York . David becomes smitten with the voluptuous Layla--a mysterious, sensual dancer. Layla turns out to be a Muslim refugee. Teased by specious tips from his ironic Frenchcameraman, David madly pursues Layla. This sets off a veiling and unveiling of the similarities--and contrasts--of their ancient cultures. David's lust grows into love as he discovers in stunning Layla, a sensitive, intelligent, war survivor with an ancient rich culture that ech s his own culture. But their families are dead set against this unlikely romance. Faced with deportation, Layla must choose: Muslim Dr. Ahmad or Jewish David? Will David and Layla follow their hearts to blast through centuries of religious animosity?