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Amreeka (2009)

7.1/10
Director: Cherien Dabis
Starring: Alia Shawkat, Hiam Abbass

Chronicles the adventures of Muna, a single mother who leaves the West Bank with Fadi, her teenage son, with dreams of an exciting future in the promi... Read more

Satin Rouge (2002)

Director: Raja Amari
Starring: Hiam Abbass, Maher Kamoun, Monia Hichri

A.k.a. "Red Satin". A Tunisian widow takes an unlikely journey of self-discovery in Raja Amarji's sumptuous and sensual "Satin Rouge". While investiga... Read more

May in the Summer (2014)

5.7/10
Director: Cherien Dabis
Starring: Hiam Abbass, Cherien Dabis, James Garson Chick

High off the success of her first book and planning to marry Ziad, her sensible, stable and studious fiance, May Brennan has it all. At least that's w... Read more

Rock the Casbah (2013)

6.5/10
Director: Laila Marrakchi
Starring: Morjana Alaoui, Nadine Labaki, Lubna Azabal, Hiam Abbass

The whole family is reunited when Sofia comes back for her father's funeral. Quickly, inner problems are revealed. "Rock the Casbah is consistently en... Read more

Paradise Now (2005)

7.5/10
Director: Hany Abu-Assad
Starring: Hiam Abbass, Lubna Azabal, Kais Nashef, Ali Suliman, Amer Hlehel

Golden Globe's Best Foreign Film is this taut drama concerning two Palestinian friends who have signed up to become suicide bombers. They are assigne... Read more

Conversations With My Gardener (2007)

7.1/10
Director: Jean Becker
Starring: Daniel Auteuil, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Fanny Cottencon, Hiam Abbass, Alexis Bar...

An artist moves to the country and strikes up an unlikely friendship with the gardener - a man he knew as a child many years before. As the men talk t... Read more

Lemon Tree (2008)

7.4/10
Director: Eran Riklis
Starring: Hiam Abbass, Doron Tavory, Ali Suliman, Rona Lipaz-Michael, Tarik Kopty

Widow Salma Zidane lives on the Palestinian West Bank, in a small house surrounded by lemon trees that her great grandparents planted. Unfortunately,... Read more

The Nativity Story (2006)

6.8/10
Director: Catherine Hardwicke
Starring: Keisha Castle-Hughes, Oscar Isaac, Hiam Abbass, Shaun Toub, Ciaran Hinds, Shohre...

Director of 'Thirteen', Catherine Hardwicke, uses her empathy for pregnant teens to good effect in telling the story that ends with the birth of baby... Read more

The Source (2011)

7.3/10
Director: Radu Mihaileanu
Starring: Hiam Abbass, Leila Bekhti, Saleh Bakri, Hafsia Herzi, Biyouna , Sabrina Ouazani,...

A.k.a. "La source des femmes". Romanian-born filmmaker Radu Mihaileanu ("The Concert") directed and co-wrote this 'battle of the sexes' comedy drama s... Read more

The Visitor (2007)

7.7/10
Director: Tom McCarthy
Starring: Richard Jenkins, Haaz Sleiman, Danai Jekesai Gurira, Hiam Abbass, Marian Seldes,...

A lonely widower and college professor (Richard Jenkins) finds his dull existence suddenly brought into focus when he befriends a pair of illegal immi... Read more