The Sheik and I Poster

Release Date: 2012

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
An American filmmaker is hired to make a film for a Middle East Biennial celebration and his movie is banned for blasphemy.

Director: Caveh Zahedi

Genres: Documentary, Comedy

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The film is ultimately more concerned with Caveh Zahedi's attempts to pursue a variety of dull passing fancies than with any larger agenda. show more

  • This meta-theatrical attempt at creating a comically subversive film is far too self-indulgent to provide insight into its important themes. show more

  • The Sheik and I is funny and visually inventive, which leavens its often bleak vision of the state of freedom in the some parts of the world. show more

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