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USA 2017
produced by
Sharlene Falls (executive) for Bottom of the Net Filmworks, Filmworld Entertainment
directed by Alfred Robbins
starring Nadia Kounda, Chantal Nchako, James Whalen, Paula Rittie, Firas Natour, Jonathan Regier, Lawrence Mullaney, Sarah Dewey, Beau Peregrino, Lashawn Butler, Richard Jackson, Tom Berrigan, Susan Heil, Susan Majek, Star Bunner, John Doty, Samantha Bunner, Julian Bunner, Alexandra Bunner, Paulette Miller, Abderrahmane Oubihem, Nabil Drannek, Nawal Messou, Nadia Hanafi, Aziz Lalej, Oussama Mahmoud, Ezzaim Ardelmajid, Yesina Borade, Omar Mouhammed, Hamid Moualdi, Zakariae Achkour, Lalia Rekia Chaaba, Mustarha Chikar, Samira Hchaika
written by Alfred Robbins, music by Galen Holcomb

review by
Mike Haberfelner

Laila (Nadia Kounda) has pretty much been living the American dream: Born in Morocco, she has moved to the US to study to become a nurse, has married a nice American guy, Gary (Jonathan Regier), gotten a nice job and ultimately citizenship. Sure, the marriage to Gary hasn't worked out, but that's more to his inability to hold a job and alcoholism than anything else. But at second try she married Egyptian-born American Mohammed (Firas Natour), a successful engineer, and before you know it she gets pregnant with his baby. So everthing's great ... until only a few days after the 9-11 attacks Laila's stopped at the airport and questioned for hours on end - and torture, really, as her interrogators (Chantal Nchako, James Whalen) not only fail to take into consideration that she's 6 months pregnant and thus not feeling too great, they actually use it as a lever to make her talk ... but talk about what? Laila's only "crime" really is that her husband's full name is Mohammed Atta, like one of the terrorists that crashed into the World Trade Center. Now the name's the same, not the man because Laila's husband is very much alive and still working as an engineer. But what's facts in a climate of fear and hatred, and after all the mere fact that Laila is a Muslim (though anything but devout) makes it easy to blame her for everything ...


Thogh based on a true story, this film is actually much more a parable on and plea against blind hatred and racism, as the film's basically saying "this could happen to you" - whatever happens to the film's protagonist has nothing to do with anything she has done nor her religion or (original) nationality, she has just been fingered by a system that's not in her favour, and despite lack of actual rhyme or reason. And the film goes about this rather powerfully as it does not actually try to hammer its message home, but stays with its protagonist's story rather closely and tells it from her point of view, including her (understandable) lack of understanding what happens to her. And that's what really makes this movie, that it tells a very personal story in a very universal way, by letting storytelling rather than message take center stage, and in the consequence concentrate on characters rather than preaching. And the outcome, also thanks to a strong cast, is very beautiful for sure, and make this well worth a watch!


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