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Film Review: The Syrian Bride

syrianbride2 This Week's Film: The Syrian Bride
Cuisine: Syrian

Directed by Eran Riklis, The Syrian Bride casts a spotlight on the ongoing territorial dispute between Israel and Syria within the context of a bride-and-groom-to-be from opposite sides of the border as they attempt to hold a simple wedding ceremony. And as if even the simplest wedding ceremony weren't emotionally charged enough, the marriage between Mona and Tallel is overshadowed not only by international politics, but by family politics as well.

Here is a link to my Film Review on ThingsAsian.