There are a number of people whose work I admire involved with Inescapable. So allow me to say some nice things about them before I talk about what is so wrong with this movie.
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His two films have similarities that can't be overlooked -- but I'll take the quiet, beguiling Cairo Time over the picturesquely feel-good Eat Pray Love, thanks.
Long known as the friend (Vicky Cristina Barcelona), the mom (Pieces of April), the quirky aunt (the HBO series Six Feet Under), it's about time Patri...
Canadian director Ruba Nadda was holding her breath when her film Cairo Time had its U.S. premiere during Tribeca. Would an American audience appreciate the subtlety of her film?
After the screening of Cairo Time, by Ruba Nadda, I chatted with the film's co-star Alexander Siddig. "Look, this is what's really going on," Siddig said: Nadda surrounded by a bevy of Arab filmmakers all students at NYU Film School.
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