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1 hr. 33 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Michael Singh explores how depictions of Arabs and Muslims have changed from the romanticized image of Rudolph Valentino's "The Sheik" to contemporary representations of evil.

Cast: Mike Farrell

Director: Michael Singh

Genres: Documentary

Valentino's Ghost (2012)

Release Date: March 10th, 2012|1 hr. 33 min.

critic reviews (4)
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  • 100
    Ernest Hardy Village Voice

    A crash course in history, politics, and social science, Valentino's Ghost is both sobering and illuminating, and its execution is thrilling. show more

  • 100
    Andy Webster The New York Times

    You may not agree with every observation in Michael Singh’s documentary Valentino’s Ghost. But this engrossing examination of American perceptions of Arabs and the Arab world gets you thinking. show more

  • 80
    Gary Goldstein Los Angeles Times

    It's a provocative, absorbing — and at times dicey — study. show more

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