Jalla! Jalla! (The Best Man's Wedding)
Jalla! Jalla! (The Best Man's Wedding) (2001)

A young man thinks he's found the girl of his dreams, until he learns that his father has different ideas in this fast-paced Swedish comedy. Roro (Fares Fares) is the teenaged son of a Lebanese expatriate living in Sweden; Roro has a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 17, 2001
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Critic Score: 56% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
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Globe and Mail

It's a first feature from a young director, and still has a bit of film-school gawkiness about it. But there's talent here, and probably better films to come.

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Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

Unlike many broad comedies, Jalla! Jalla! has real affection for its characters and that makes it a winner.

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Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy

Full of some great physical comedy work from Torkel Petersson

Jason Gorber
Film Scouts

A warm, sweet Swedish romantic comedy about culture shock in Scandanavia.

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Urban Cinefile

A warm and funny buddy movie about relationships, sex and weddings - in that order. The performances are wonderful, and are played as straight as an arrow.

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Jason Anderson
eye WEEKLY

Fares' debut combines rude energy and often ruder humour in a tale of culture clashes and sexual crises that's none too profound, but still good fun.

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Eric Henderson
City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul

Or, as more than a few IMDB reviewers have hinted: My Big Fat Swedish Wedding.

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Derek Tse
Jam! Movies

While the meandering story is coherently told, it labours under a dual storyline that tells completely different stories until they're tied together fairly unconvincingly at the end.

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