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May in the Summer

R| 1 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
May seems to have it all until she travels to Jordan to plan her wedding. There, she runs into family chaos: Her mother threatens to boycott the wedding; her younger sisters treat her like a mother; and her estranged father suddenly returns.

Cast: Cherien Dabis , Hiam Abbass , Elie Mitri , Ritu Singh Pande , Alexander Siddig , Nadine Malouf , Nasri Sayegh , Bill Pullman

Director: Cherien Dabis

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Cohen Media Group

May in the Summer (2013)

Release Date: August 22nd, 2014|1 hr. 37 min.

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  • While there’s much to enjoy here – particularly in the touching performance of Hiam Abbass – there’s also plenty that is cliched and forced. show more

  • As much as May in the Summer is a comedy — May and her mischievous sisters may remind you of The Three Stooges — it is also an intimate and demystifying look at life in Amman, where the movie was actually filmed. show more

  • Cherien Dabis is least successful at connecting her character May's marital crisis to the rumblings of her repressed heritage. show more

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