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Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran (Monsieur Ibrahim) Reviews

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Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

Unbearably life affirming and quasi-spiritual... [Sharif] dispenses bromides like a watery-eyed, Middle-Eastern Forrest Gump.

Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5

July 2, 2004
Eric D. Snider

Director Francois Depeyron evokes the look and feel of nostalgia extremely well, recalling films like 'Cinema Paradiso' for their wistfulness and charm.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: B+

May 18, 2004
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Even when the material is rather thin and obvious -- and it sometimes is -- Sharif and Boulanger's performances make Monsieir Ibrahim agreeable.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 4/5

May 12, 2004
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Hardly challenging.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: C+

May 1, 2004
Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star

A slight-but-charming French heart-warmer that gives Omar Sharif his best role since... well, since Lawrence of Arabia.

Full Review Source: Kansas City Star | Original Score: 3/4

April 30, 2004
Jeffrey Bruner
Des Moines Register

Sharif still has that twinkle in his eye and a commanding screen presence.

Full Review Source: Des Moines Register | Original Score: 3.5/5

April 23, 2004
Kent Turner

[Pierre] Boulanger joins Keisha Castle-Hughes of Whale Rider as one of this year's strongest juvenile performers.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.75/5

April 15, 2004
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Charming but sentimental...

| Original Score: 2.5/4

April 12, 2004
Sean Means
Salt Lake Tribune

The [movie's] two halves are larded with European coming-of-age cliches... and never meld into a satisfying whole.

Full Review Source: Salt Lake Tribune | Original Score: 2.5/4

April 9, 2004
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

Thanks to Sharif's performance, this French-language import is made quite watchable.

Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City | Original Score: 3/4

April 9, 2004
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Since there's no real-world grit to go with the grace, the story comes off as shallow and unaffecting.

| Original Score: 2/4

April 8, 2004
Steve Schneider
Orlando Weekly

Better when it's resisting the need to be about something, the movie starts strong.

Full Review Source: Orlando Weekly | Original Score: 3.5/5

April 2, 2004
Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel
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That rare film about the sort of emotionally needy people who don't wear their neediness on their sleeves.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 4/5

April 2, 2004
Duane Dudek
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

His performance is a vivid reminder that Sharif, 71, is still out there and capable of doing fine work when it is offered to him.

| Original Score: 3/4

April 1, 2004
Cynthia Fuchs

In this first sequence in Monsieur Ibrahim, Moses appears a typical teenaged boy, trying out his masculine prerogative and simultaneously unsure of what he wants.

Full Review Source: PopMatters

March 26, 2004
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Tender but never sappy, Monsieur Ibrahim brings two people of vastly different age and background together in ways that are touching, and telling.

| Original Score: 3.5/4

March 25, 2004
James Verniere
Boston Herald

A mystery at heart, about identity, fatherhood, religion and how early transistor radios transformed young people's lives. On that level, it is utterly engrossing.

Full Review Source: Boston Herald | Original Score: 3.5/4

March 24, 2004
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Anchored by two superb performances, the film becomes slightly more engaging than it has any right to.

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 16, 2004
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
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Contrary to expectation, it's neither a movie about religion nor the coming together of enemies. What it is, at heart, is a movie about love.

March 12, 2004
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
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Sharif proves that at age 72 he can still command the screen.

March 12, 2004
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