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Amreeka

Rating:PG-13 (for brief drug use involving teens, and some language)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:September 4, 2009
Running time:92 minutes
Cast:Nisreen Faour, Melkar Muallem, Hiam Abbass, Alia Shawkat, Jenna Kawar
Director:Cherien Dabis
Writer:Cherien Dabis

Description: "Amreeka" chronicles the adventures of Muna, a single mother who leaves the West Bank with Fadi, her teenage son, with dreams of an exciting future in the promised land of small town Illinois. Told with heartfelt humor, "Amreeka" is a universal journey into the lives of a family of immigrants and first-generation teenagers caught between their heritage and the new world in which they now live and the bittersweet search for a place to call home.

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