Grandma, a Thousand Times
Release Date: January 1st, 2010
Not Yet Rated| hr. 48 min.
Teta Fatima struggles to cope with the silence of her once-buzzing house and imagines what awaits her beyond death.
Director: Mahmoud Kaabour
Director Mahmoud Kaabour is Fatima's grandson, and she instantly seizes on--lightly, in her way--the guilt and panic that's inspired him to make this film.
Warmhearted and defiantly unsentimental, Grandma, a Thousand Times gains lightness from Teta's tart observations. show more
She might not be our kin, but filmmaker Mahmoud Kaabour's anecdotal, warm-humored tribute to his grandmother - and, to a limited extent, to her cultural heritage - taps into the universal desire to hang onto loved ones in their waning years. show more