Jalla! Jalla! (The Best Man's Wedding)
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Jalla! Jalla! (The Best Man's Wedding)
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 job as a park attendant where he minds the grounds with Måns (Torkel Petersson). One day while working, Roro meets a pretty girl named Lisa (Tuva Novotny). They talk, and before long, a romance has blossomed between them. But Roro's father (Jan Fares) wants his son to marry a nice Lebanese girl, and before Roro can work up the courage to tell his father… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 56%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"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."
‑ Ray Conlogue, Globe and Mail
"Unlike many broad comedies, Jalla! Jalla! has real affection for its characters and that makes it a winner."
‑ Chris Hewitt (St. Paul), St. Paul Pioneer Press
"Full of some great physical comedy work from Torkel Petersson"
‑ Jon Popick, Planet Sick-Boy
"A warm, sweet Swedish romantic comedy about culture shock in Scandanavia."
‑ Jason Gorber, Film Scouts
"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."
‑ Urban Cinefile Critics, Urban Cinefile
"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."
‑ Jason Anderson, eye WEEKLY
"Or, as more than a few IMDB reviewers have hinted: My Big Fat Swedish Wedding."
‑ Eric Henderson, City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul
"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."
‑ Derek Tse, Jam! Movies
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