Rana's Wedding: Jerusalem, Another Day
Rana's Wedding: Jerusalem, Another Day (2003)

Rana (Clara Khoury) is a young Palestinian woman, living in Jerusalem. Her father (Zuher Fahoum) is moving to Egypt, and he knows that Rana does not want to go with him. He thinks she's too young to get married, but he gives her a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 18, 2005
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Critic Score: 93% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A poignant drama that offers a look at what it is like to live in occupied Palestine.

Marta Barber
Miami Herald

Rana's Wedding serves as a strong reminder of the difficulties the people of Jerusalem face every day.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

The movie is passable as a story but fascinating as a document.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

What's interesting are the shots of daily life in East Jerusalem and how it's seen through the eyes of the Arab heroine.

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Janice Page
Boston Globe

This wedding film is no stale confection.

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Robert K. Elder
Chicago Tribune

As Rana, Khoury gives the film a sympathetic center, but also a maddening one.

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

even if we have to view it through a 'security camera.' Something remarkable happens daily in Jerusalem

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Ted Fry
Seattle Times

Gentle, tumultuous coming-of- age-in-a-day story.

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Manohla Dargis
Los Angeles Times

Effectively conveys the fears and frustrations of Palestinians struggling in a country that treats them as the enemy.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

So clearly a product of our collective kingdom of frustration and rubble, that she can't help but give voice to a universal howl.

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Flixster Audience Score: 80% Flixster User Reviews
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[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,… More