Barakah Meets Barakah (Barakah yoqabil Barakah) (2016)

TOMATOMETER

——

Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

AUDIENCE SCORE


Want to See

Not Interested

Add Rating
My Rating    

Movie Info

Cast

Critic Reviews for Barakah Meets Barakah (Barakah yoqabil Barakah)

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (1)

A smart, charming, and bittersweet tale about the Kingdom's millennial generation and their take on the social and political restrictions that stand in the way of meeting and mingling with the opposite sex.

Sep 9, 2016 | Full Review…
Variety
Top Critic

It speaks to Sabbagh's talent that he can finally administer such a light touch to a movie whose romantic leads so self-consciously bear the burdens of generational and national identity.

Oct 16, 2017 | Full Review…

... one of the more pointedly political Middle Eastern films that have played the festival circuit recently, and that's saying something.

Sep 21, 2016 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

First-time filmmaker Mahmoud Sabbagh has infused Barakah Meets Barakah with an irresistible breeziness that does, generally speaking, compensate for the rough-around-the-edges vibe...

Sep 11, 2016 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

The film is critical of oppressive customs and even a bit tragic, but it's also joyful, investing its hopes in characters representing a new generation that is too fun and sassy to be ignored.

Sep 9, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

There's a great deal of visual sizzle, as well as sadness.

Sep 9, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Barakah Meets Barakah (Barakah yoqabil Barakah)

There are no featured reviews for Barakah Meets Barakah (Barakah yoqabil Barakah) at this time.

Barakah Meets Barakah (Barakah yoqabil Barakah) Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

News & Features