Room to Rent Poster

Release Date: 2000

DVD Release Date: October 25th, 2007

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary
In London, Egyptian student Ali (Said Taghmaoui) holds several jobs while aspiring to be a successful screenwriter. But, kicked out of his rooming house, short on funds and with an expiring visa, Ali needs a place to stay, some quick cash and a British woman to marry him. He meets Mark (Rupert Graves), a photographer of gay erotica; Linda (Juliette Lewis), a professional Marilyn Monroe impersonator; and Sarah (Anna Massey), a blind woman who thinks Ali is her reincarnated soul mate.

Cast: Said Taghmaoui, Juliette Lewis, Rupert Graves, Anna Massey, Clémentine Célarié, Karim Belkhadra

Director: Khaled Al Haggar

Genres: Comedy drama

Keywords: Rise, Love, London, Offbeat, 1990s, Quest, Underdog, Witty, England, Lighthearted