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Cherien Dabis United States, 2009

Luis Cruz's rating of the film Amreeka

I think the movie is really marvelous to show the cultural shock of an individual that comes from an inclusive society to an individualistic society, in which the values of hope, family and honor are constantly colliding against intolerance, fear and consumerism. Still the beginning uses strong stereotypes of American racism and intolerance that, generally speaking, are rare.