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2.9
366 Ratings

Towelhead

Nothing Is Private

Directed by Alan Ball
United States, 2007
Drama, Comedy

Synopsis

Against the backdrop of the first Gulf War, Jasira Maroun is 13, physically well developed but naïve and unable to say no. As puberty arrives, her mother sends her from Syracuse to Houston to her curt, up-tight, Lebanese-born father.

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Towelhead Directed by Alan Ball

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

2008

Film Independent Spirit Awards

2009 | Nominee: Best Female Lead

Toronto International Film Festival

2007

Village Voice Film Poll

2008 | 2nd place: Worst Film

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