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Cairo Time

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Romance

Release Date :

August 06, 2010 (NY)

MPAA Rating :

PG

Director :

Ruba Nadda

Starring :

Patricia Clarkson, Alexander Siddig, Elena Anaya, Amina Annabi, Tom McCamus, Mona Hala

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

2 of 4

“..the viewer may be far more likely to share the other woman's sentiment..”
by Andrew Schenker [Slant Magazine]
3 of 4

“..so strong..”
by Brett Michel [Boston Phoenix]
2 of 4

“..often seems to be making too much of too little..”
by Liam Lacey [Globe and Mail]
“..no surprise and very little humor here..”
by David Noh [Film Journal International]
“..Love wilts under the Egyptian sun in this chemistry-free romantic vehicle..”
by Sura Wood [Hollywood Reporter]
3 of 4

“..It's as refreshing as a glass of mint tea..”
by Stephen Whitty [Newark Star-Ledger]
“..good-looking cinematography..”
by Alissa Simon [Variety]
Review rate : B

“..affectingly gentle..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
Review rate : B-

“..a postcard-lovely movie..”
by Keith Phipps [A.V. Club]
2.5 of 4

“..a low-key and slow-moving..”
by Lou Lumenick [New York Post]
3 of 4

“..a haunting and hypnotic film..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
“.."Cairo Time" can feel attenuated and anecdotal, and more than a little precious..”
by A.O. Scott [NY Times]
Reviewed by Karina Longworth [Village Voice]

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