A Stray Poster

Release Date: October 21st, 2016

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary
Trying to outrun his bad luck, a young Muslim refugee in Minneapolis seems like he just might make it, until he crosses paths with a stray dog.

Cast: Barkhad Abdirahman, Fathia Absie, Faysal Ahmed, Christina Baldwin, Ifrah Mansour, George McCauley, Rhiana Yazzie

Director: Musa Syeed

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Vilcek Foundation

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  • The substantial pleasures of the movie are supplemented by the gratification of seeing an emerging talent with concerns far outside the conventional indie realm asserting himself with such authority. show more

  • Apart from assured direction and strong performances, “A Stray” succeeds because even though it’s about a specific cultural group in the United States, it manages to depict universal, relatable truths about the plight of those newly arrived in the country. show more

  • In addition to being a tender film about a man finding redemption in caring for a canine, Syeed’s pious film is refreshing, showing us a corner of America that we never see. show more

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