The Citizen
The Citizen (2013)

Yearning to leave behind his life of misfortune in the Middle East, Ibrahim Jarrah wins the U.S Green Card Lottery for a chance to become an American citizen. He lands in New York City the day before 9/11 ...and the events of the September… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: September 27, 2013
DVD Release Date: November 11, 2013
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

The story's accumulation of contrived setbacks strains credulity.

Roger Moore
Tribune News Service

Tired and worn out immigrant's saga with a 9/11 hook that isn't compelling

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Brian Orndorf

It's ridiculous, but Kadi seems determined to stay in this comfort zone, trusting in the banality of melodrama to communicate simple ideas on life, love, and the pursuit of happiness.

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Tasha Robinson
The Dissolve

It's pushing its agenda at every moment, first gently, then relentlessly.

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