Salt of This Sea

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Time Out says

2 out of 5 stars

Journeying from Brooklyn to Palestine, a young Arab-American woman named Soraya (Hammad) mounts a personal fight against political injustice in this impassioned, but wearisomely didactic, diaspora drama. Everything from border crossings to bank robberies illustrate points rather than function dramatically; even when love develops between Soraya and blue-eyed heartthrob Emad (Bakri), their affair has all the heat of a PAC petition. Reality, even an unjust one, is inevitably complicated, but our heroine remains righteous until the end, never working through the emotional distance between home and homeland.—Eric Hynes

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