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Hala (2019)

R | | Drama | 6 December 2019 (USA)
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Muslim teenager Hala copes with the unraveling of her family as she comes into her own.

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Minhal Baig

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Minhal Baig (written for the screen by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Geraldine Viswanathan ... Hala Masood
Jack Kilmer ... Jesse Ross
Gabriel Luna ... Mr. Lawrence
Purbi Joshi ... Eram Masood
Azad Khan ... Zahid Masood
Taylor Marie Blim Taylor Marie Blim ... Melanie (as Taylor Blim)
Anna Chlumsky ... Shannon Taylor
Charin Alvarez ... Principal
Sam Straley ... Evan
Sonny Bhatt ... Arash
Ahmed Lucan ... Mahmoud
Alka Nayyar Alka Nayyar ... Hina
Raven Whitley Raven Whitley ... Lucy
Bianca Corral Bianca Corral ... Sasha
Zayna Dib ... Joy
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Muslim teenager Hala copes with the unraveling of her family as she comes into her own.

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Drama

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Rated R for a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Urdu

Release Date:

6 December 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hala See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago,Illinois, USA

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Apple Tree (vocals)
Written by Tomo Nakayama
Performed by Grand Hallway
Courtesy of Marmoset
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Completely garbage
12 January 2020 | by deniz-elkan-33See all my reviews

The director probably thought that she can get attention of Hollywood attention by making a movie about her ideas about Muslim girls in the US. White, ignorant Hollywood loves this type of movie topics. This movie doesn't represent Muslims, it's just a maybe one percent of Muslims who have no idea about what Islam is and trying to live like liberal white people. Showing Muslim girl as suffering because of her religion and culture is completely no acceptable. I couldn't watch all movie after I saw how terrible it is.


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