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The Sheik and I

Not Yet Rated In Theaters 12/7/2012 , 108min.
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Village Voice
The Sheik and I is funny and visually inventive, which leavens its often bleak vision of the state of freedom in the some parts of the world. Full Review
Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine
The film is ultimately more concerned with Caveh Zahedi's attempts to pursue a variety of dull passing fancies than with any larger agenda. Full Review
Frank Scheck
The Hollywood Reporter
This meta-theatrical attempt at creating a comically subversive film is far too self-indulgent to provide insight into its important themes. Full Review
Jeannette Catsoulis
The New York Times
Poking the bear of repression has consequences beyond Mr. Zahedi's immediate artistic goals, as this layered, intermittently fascinating documentary makes abundantly clear. Full Review

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