Rock The Casbah
Rock The Casbah (2013)

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
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Critic Score: 89% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Reagan Gavin Rasquinha
The Times of India

The idea that a reality TV show can unite a war-torn country and make the Afghans forget their concerns, comes across as farcical.

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Margaret Pomeranz
At the Movies (Australia)

It's a very enjoyable film.

Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

The enigmatic presence of Omar Sharif as he gives a running commentary from the sidelines, is the best thing about Laila Marrakchi's film about secrets, lies and family feuds.

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Tom Clift
Concrete Playground

Heavily indebted to the collected works of Jane Austen...distinguishes itself via a purposeful sense of cultural specificity within a more broadly relatable story.

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David Stratton
At the Movies (Australia)

A film that's easy to enjoy while at the same time not treading much in the way of new ground.

Adam Fresco

A delightful blend of chick-flick, rom-com and family melodrama.

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Jake Wilson
Sydney Morning Herald

Some degree of feminist anger is implicit as comedy gives way to melodrama, but ultimately critique is swallowed up in the affirmation of life as an eternal cycle in which joy and sorrow are bound together.

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Stephen Romei
The Australian

This film continues to linger in my mind. See it at a morning session with a strong coffee. You won't regret it.

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Rhiannon Sawyer
FILMINK (Australia)

If you're in the mood for a solid family story, Rock The Casbah should at least partially satisfy. Just make sure that you have dinner reservations for after the film -- you'll be hungry for something more.

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Flixster Audience Score: 45% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
A mildly enjoyable little drama made by women for women - very much like Labaki's Caramel -, but unfortunately the plot is a bit dispersed and more… More