Amreeka (2009)

Life's best adventures are journeys of the heart.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2009-06-17
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 52 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 36min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: First Generation Films
  • Production Country: Canada, Jordan, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, United States of America
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Eager to provide a better future for her son, Fadi, divorcée Muna Farah leaves her Palestinian homeland and takes up residence in rural Illinois -- just in time to encounter the domestic repercussions of America's disastrous war in Iraq. Now, the duo must reinvent their lives with some help from Muna's sister, Raghda, and brother-in-law, Nabeel.

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Production Christina Piovesan Producer
Production Greg Keever Executive Producer
Writing Cherien Dabis Writer
Production Cherien Dabis Executive Producer
Camera Tobias Datum Director of Photography
Production George Khleifi Line Producer
Production Zain Al-Sabah Producer
Production Alicia Sams Executive Producer
Production Liz Jarvis Producer
Art Aidan Leroux Production Design
Production Paul Barkin Producer
Editing Keith Reamer Editor
Directing Cherien Dabis Director
Sound Kareem Roustom Original Music Composer