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  •  READER COMMENTS

    Reader comments on The Syrian Bride

    Subject: Syrian Bride
    Date: Feb 5, 2006
    Sender: AfsheenPrevious | Next

    I rented the movie last nite, and enjoyed it tremendously. I found myself able to relate to both Amal, and Mona in diverse ways. Perhaps it is because I am a Muslim woman, and know how it feels to be "invisible" at times, and "aggressive" at others.

    However, I did find the ending to be some what obscure. I was left unsure, and wondering what happend to Mona, was she safe, and able to go to Syria? Why didn't the guards stop her, and where were they? Why didn't she just cross herself the whole time the French woman went back and forth between the boarders?

    Nonetheless, I did appreciate the film, and was rather content with the selection. It was nice to see a film that could not only relate to my background, yet insight some true emotions and thoughts regarding how much freedom I truly have being a Canadian.

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    Comment index:

  • Availabilty of the video or dvd of the film   from Lesley M, Aug 7, 2005
  • exellent   from Nela, Sep 1, 2005
  • AWESOME performance by Hiam   from Hann, Dec 14, 2005
  • » Syrian Bride «   from Afsheen, Feb 5, 2006
  • Re: Syrian Bride   from Vistasp Hodiwala, Dec 15, 2006
  • Re: Syrian Bride   from sjole, Mar 4, 2007
  • multi layered movie   from lee, Sep 19, 2006
  • Good job   from mirna, Dec 13, 2006
  • What was the direcotor telling us   from David Fishman, Jan 15, 2007
  • the ending   from david, Jan 30, 2009
  • Availabilty of the video or dvd of the film   from Lesley M, Aug 7, 2005
  • exellent   from Nela, Sep 1, 2005
  • AWESOME performance by Hiam   from Hann, Dec 14, 2005
  • » Syrian Bride «   from Afsheen, Feb 5, 2006
  • Re: Syrian Bride   from Vistasp Hodiwala, Dec 15, 2006
  • Re: Syrian Bride   from sjole, Mar 4, 2007
  • multi layered movie   from lee, Sep 19, 2006
  • Good job   from mirna, Dec 13, 2006
  • What was the direcotor telling us   from David Fishman, Jan 15, 2007
  • the ending   from david, Jan 30, 2009