Ali, the talented son of a Muslim cleric, his father prepared him for an arranged marriage, where he promises him one of the girls in the mosque but Ali wants to be with the girl he loves. How will he seek to please his father and his heart?
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Critics Of "Ali's Wedding"
August 30, 2017 This is a film in which you will hear a letter read aloud, with a voice-over saying the words "you dared to dream", delivered without irony. It is, as they say, what it is.Read in Source
Matt's Movie Reviews
September 10, 2017 An entertaining and educational comedy of romance and culture, Ali's Wedding offers an intimate insight into Australia's Muslim community through one man's romantic misadventures.Read in Source
Herald Sun (Australia)
August 30, 2017 To be frank, Ali's Wedding can come across as a bit plain when compared to the recent culture-clashed rom-com triumph of The Big Sick, but it remains a fine effort nonetheless.Read in Source
Sydney Morning Herald
February 09, 2018 Much of the film's success is down to [Osamah] Sami's winning performance. He's completely charming as a more nerdy version of himself and he gets good comic support.Read in Source
Time Out Sydney
September 26, 2017 Ali's Wedding by contrast gets its big laughs from authentic insights into the complexity and contradictions inherent in Islamic communities, with a wisdom about human nature that hits a universal sweet spot.Read in Source
ABC Radio Brisbane
October 23, 2017 It explores the blend of Middle Eastern and Australian culture within this country but also tells an amusing, family-driven tale that most will appreciate and celebrate, regardless of their background.Read in Source
The Final Cut
August 31, 2017 At a time when Muslims tend to be absent from our screens bar in the most tragic and brutal scenarios, the idea that these characters have the compassion and courage to work through their significant issues autonomously drives the film's feel good energy.Read in Source
February 09, 2018 Ali's Wedding works because it doesn't feel the need to compare cultures or focus on the differences. Instead, it chooses to look at how similar we all are, when we're all a bit of a dopey, smitten kitten.Read in Source
June 15, 2017 Walker's debut mines rapid-fire laughs and bountiful heart from a story of romantic misadventure set in train by a young man desperate to live up to his father's expectations.Read in Source
December 27, 2017 That it all unfolds so naturally has much to do with the presence as co-writer of screenwriting veteran Andrew Knight, whose credits range from TV's Seachange to Mel Gibson's recent war film Hacksaw Ridge.Read in Source
Sydney Morning Herald
August 30, 2017 Ali's Wedding neatly strips away the solemnity enveloping that lead balloon of a word "multiculturalism." There's a joyously comic lack of inhibition here and, even better, we're told it's largely a true story.Read in Source
September 15, 2017 While it's nice to praise a movie for good intentions it's what ends up on screen that matters. In the case of Ali's Wedding what begins with a solid premise and the promise of a cross-cultural rom-com descends into a scrambled, sexist mess.Read in Source
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