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David & Layla

Rated R for sexual content, some language and brief drug material.

R 106min.
 
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This warm and breezy romantic comedy from director Jay Jonroy explores an interracial romance between the unlikeliest of partners: a Muslim refugee and a New York Jew. Read More
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David Fine
Judith Fine
Woody Fine
Uncle Ali "Al"
Dr. Jacobson
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January 17, 2009
illuminata79
In "David and Layla", writer/director Jay Jonroy has crafted a film that bursts with practical idealism regarding how people coming from two vastly different cultural/religious backgrounds come to accept, if not "understand" one another. Jonroy is dealing with fire in many ways, but manages to create a story that is personal, allowing the universal themes to be brought down to Earth, intimately.
January 16, 2009
Geoffdawolf
David & Layla is a grab bag assortment of humor, romance, and politics unlike anything I've seen. There's something for everyone as the film seamlessly transcends genres, ethnicities, and emotions. The lead actress, Shiva Rose, turns in a beautifully inspired performance and the cinematography, editing, & original score are top-notch. The script is witty and poignant with genuinely engaging
November 20, 2008
VitaBella79
Cute cute film. Glad I had a chance to see it. I have a soft spot for romantic comedies, but this one struck me as different. First of all, there's an undeniable intelligence in the writing. That's not something you would expect from a run-of-the-mill romantic comedy. It's a Jewish and Muslim romance, but thankfully that isn't used as a gimmick for cheap jokes. I could tell the writer really
August 08, 2008
INVISmanWHO
INVISmanWHO To put in bluntly, DAVID & LAYLA is an indie movie lover's wet dream, a thinking man's romantic comedy that truly deserves to be seen by as many eyes as possible. Writer-Producer-Director Jay Jonroy, a name that is sure to blip on the everyone's radar with his distinctive vision and voice, makes an impressive feature film debut. D&L has a lot going for it: acid-tongued wit, richly

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