Rana's Wedding: Jerusalem, Another Day (2003)
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Critic Reviews for Rana's Wedding: Jerusalem, Another Day
Rana's Wedding serves as a strong reminder of the difficulties the people of Jerusalem face every day.
As Rana, Khoury gives the film a sympathetic center, but also a maddening one.
Audience Reviews for Rana's Wedding: Jerusalem, Another Day
[font=Century Gothic]"Rana's Wedding" takes place in Jerusalem where Rana(Clara Khoury) has ten hours to make the biggest decision of her life, an ultimatum given to her by her widowed father - either follow him to Egypt to continue her studies or marry one of the possible suitors on a list he gave her, all men of honorable professions. Rana has a different idea - to marry her boyfriend, Khalil(Khalifa Natour), a theatre director who has not measured up to her father's rigorous standards. But, first, Rana has to find him...[/font]
[font=Century Gothic]"Rana's Wedding" is an exquisitely filmed and illuminating movie about the West Bank which uses the plot as a way of examining the land under siege and the difficulties of living there even on the best of days. This, however, is a day of trials for Rana and Khalil, and her frustration and anger are those of a whole people. That having been said, the lives of the characters at the center of this excellent movie do matter.[/font]
interesting take on the palestinian-israeli conflict through a woman who must get married or face deportation to cairo.
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