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100% Arabica (2000)

100% Arabica





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This lively comedy is set in a Paris suburb populated by Arabs, and it centers on the conflict between Islamic fundamentalists, who believe the solution to modern youths' problems lies with faith, and separatist French-born youths who believe they should integrate East and Western culture.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Comedy, Special Interest
Directed By:
Written By: Marie-Laurence Attias, Mahmoud Zemmouri
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 27, 2006
ArtMattan Productions


Cheb Mami
as Krimo
as Slimane
Patrice Thibaud
as Bernard Lemercier
Nedjma Berder
as Zoubida, Rachid's Mo...
Bass Dhem
as 3 Diop Member
Balla Toure
as 3 Diop Member
Gaoussou Diara
as 3 Diop Member
as Rabah
Micky El Mazroui
as Farid, Krimo's Cousi...
Roger Muni
as The Depute-mayor
Michel Monsay
as The Mayor's Assistan...
Mahmoud Zemmouri
as Tahar, The Butcher
Fatiha Berber
as Majid's Mother
Jacques Cuirassier
as Young Rollerblader
Tommy Dabadie
as Young Rollerblader
Hakim Nait Chalal
as Young Rollerblader
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All Critics (6) | Top Critics (4)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | April 3, 2001
Village Voice
Top Critic

In the end, the treatment of women and the actions of the fundamentalist gangsters give the film an oppressive air, so much so that even the music is no longer transcendent.

Full Review… | April 3, 2001
Film Journal International

abruptly ends 82 minutes after beginning, leaving you thoroughly confused.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000

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