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Time Out says

It’s perhaps unsurprising that Lodge Kerrigan is thanked on the credits of this gritty, slightly arty, mostly engrossing portrait of the life of a Pakistani quietly trying to make his way in Manhattan by selling coffee and breakfasts from a stall hauled each morning through the wintry streets. The movie, after all, displays a desire for emotional and social authenticity reminiscent from Kerrigan’s more austere ‘Keane’. The story – ‘Bicycle Thieves’ touched with unrequited romance – is nothing special, but Bahrani reveals himself as a real filmmaker in some terrific scenes involving a kitten and in his careful negotiations of a troubelesome triangle between the protagonist, a Pakistani playboy who befriends him, and a Barcelona-born streetvendor. Modest but rewarding.
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Release Details

  • Rated:15
  • Release date:Friday 6 October 2006
  • Duration:87 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Ramin Bahrani
  • Screenwriter:Ramin Bahrani, Bahareh Azimi
  • Cast:
    • Ahmad Razvi
    • Leticia Dolera
    • Charles Daniel Sandoval
    • Ali Reza
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