Whatever Lola Wants
Dir: Nabil Ayouch, France/Canada. 2007. 110 mins.French-produced, set between New York and Cairo, scored by an Indian-born French composer and directed by a Moroccan, Whatever Lola Wants practices the same enlightened multiculturalism that it so passionately preaches. But although Nabil Ayouch's mid-budget third feature has its heart in the right place, and builds some emotional heft, this yarn about a US postwoman's quest to become a top Egyptian belly-dancer is ...
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