Falafel (2007)

Described by more than one source as a Lebanese equivalent of After Hours, director Michael Kammoun's comedy-of-errors Falafel indeed recalls Scorsese's 1985 feature as it weaves the tale of Middle Eastern Toufic, a young man on his… More

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Release Date: April 26, 2007
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Deborah Young

An easy intro to new Lebanese cinema... chronicling the country's post-civil war emptiness with a light touch as it zaps between playful clowning and edge-of-violence darkness.

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

What could have been a diverting but ultimately throwaway movie experience becomes something you just can't shake.

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Fionnuala Halligan
Screen International

It's funny and energetic, dispensing insights without preaching them.

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