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Based on 19 Critics
  • Dramatically but unevenly explores the lives of four Palestinian women during the years of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. show more

  • So much of Abbas' dialogue consists of stiff platitudes (the script is by journalist Rula Jebreal, based on her novel of the same name); the character she's playing has been reduced to a dull, saintly figure, and not even Abbas can find a way out of that miniature prison. show more

  • Miral stumbles, both thematically and stylistically. The two things that undermine the director's balance? Peace and love. show more

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