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Generally favorable reviews - based on 24 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 13 Ratings

Summary: Amreeka chronicles the adventures of Muna, a single mother who leaves the West Bank with Fadi, her teenage son, with dreams of an exciting future in the promised land of small town Illinois. In America, 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. (National Geographic Cinema Ventures)

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Runtime: 96 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 for brief drug use involving teens, and some language.
Production: Buffalo Gal Pictures
Genre: Drama
Countries: USA, Canada
Languages: English, Arabic
Home Release Date: Jan 12, 2010
Director Credit
Cherien Dabis Director
Writer Credit
Cherien Dabis Written By
Cast Credit
Aaron Hughes Police Officer #1
Alia Shawkat Salma
Andrew Sannie James
Arne MacPherson Mike's Dad
Brodie Sanderson Matt
Craig Matthews Police Officer #2
Daniel Boiteau Mike
Hiam Abbass Raghda Halaby
Jenna Kawar Rana Halaby
Joseph Ziegler Mr. Novatski
Melkar Muallem Fadi Farah
Nisreen Faour Muna Farah
Selena Haddad Lamis Halaby
Vanessa Mayberry Sammy
Yussuf Abu-Warda Nabeel Halaby
Producer Credit
Alicia Sams Executive Producer
Cherien Dabis Executive Producer
Christina Piovesan Producer
Elizabeth Jarvis Co-Producer
George Khleifi Line Producer: Palestine
Greg Keever Executive Producer
Paul Barkin Producer
Sami Said Line Producer
Zain Al-Sabah Co-Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: