I’m always happy when I find a fun, unique rom-com.
At first glance, it seems as though pop music and Arab music — originating in Middle Eastern countries like Egypt, Lebanon, and Syria — do not at all belong in the same category.
Do not come to this movie for the title. A brief musical interlude at the beginning is one’s only respite from a world of prejudice and fright. Come to it for the message about Islam, tolerance, and family ties.