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  • Summary: This documentary, set in an Islamic divorce court, examines the cultural difference surrounding this legal procedure.
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  1. A document of vexing (and vexed) immediacy.
  2. 80
    A small, direct, tantalizing documentary.
  3. Captures the emotions of spousal charges, countercharges, defenses and pleadings ranging from brutally sarcastic to despairing.
  4. A highly provocative documentary.
  5. A rare example of a successful documentary in the mode of Frederick Wiseman made outside the United States.
  6. Reviewed by: Ken Fox
    70
    An illuminating depiction of Islamic women that is entirely at odds with what we are often lead to believe.
  7. Reminds you that marital discord knows no geographic boundaries.

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