Grandma, a Thousand Times Poster

Release Date: 2010

Not Yet Rated|48 min

Plot Summary
Teta Fatima struggles to cope with the silence of her once-buzzing house and imagines what awaits her beyond death.

Director: Mahmoud Kaabour

Genres: Biography, Documentary

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  • 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

  • Warmhearted and defiantly unsentimental, Grandma, a Thousand Times gains lightness from Teta's tart observations. show more

  • 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.

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