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

A tale of forbidden love in the face of prearranged marriage, Hany Abu-Assad's drama tells the tale of a young Palestinian girl who shuns tradition in search of true love. Waking up one morning to an ultimatum set by her father,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 12, 2003
DVD 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: 79% 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