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Laila's birthday [videorecording] / Cinema Production Center, Cinétéléfilms, Sweetwater Pictures and Fortissimo Films ; produced by Mohamed Habib Attia, Peter Van Vogelpoel, Rashid Masharawi ; written and directed by Rashid Masharawi
Alternate (uniform) Title Eid milad Laila (Motion picture)
New York : Kino International : Distributed by E1 Entertainment, c2009
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  PN1997.2 .L34 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Families -- Fiction
Fathers and daughters -- Fiction
Birthdays -- Fiction
Taxicab drivers -- Fiction
Palestinian Arabs -- West Bank -- Fiction
Arab-Israeli conflict -- Fiction
Foreign films -- Palestine
Feature films
Subject West Bank -- Fiction
Rām Allāh -- Fiction
Physical Description 1 videodisc (ca. 69 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD, widescreen (1:1.77 ratio) presentation ; Dolby digital
Note Originally produced in 2008
Credits Cinematographer, Tarek Ben Abdallah, Nestor Sanz ; editor, Pascale Chavance ; music, Kaies Sellami
Cast Mohammed Bakri, Areen Omari, Nour Zoubi
Summary At eight o'clock, it's Laila's birthday, okay? Palestinian judge turned cab driver Abu's wife reminds her husband. On his young daughter's birthday, Abu faces a nerve-wracking shift in a Ramallah yellow cab, armed only with an ex-jurist's misplaced pride, a father's loyalty, and a sticker reminding passengers that smoking and carrying AK-47's are prohibited
Home use only
Audience Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
Language Audio tracks in Arabic with English subtitles
Alternate Author Mashharāwi, Rashīd, 1962-
Bakri, Mohammed, 1953-
Omari, Areen
Zoubi, Nour
Cinema Productions (Firm)
Cinétéléfilms (Firm)
Sweetwater Pictures (Firm)
Fortissimo Films
Kino International Corporation
E1 Entertainment (Firm)

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