Jalla! Jalla!


1h 28m 2001

Brief Synopsis

Mans and Roro are in their twenties and best friends. They both work for the parks department. Roro is of Arab origin and, without his parents knowing, has a Swedish girlfriend. He has been planning to introduce her to his family for a long time, but doesn't get around to it. Just when he is ready t

Film Details

Also Known As
Hurry! Hurry!
Release Date
2001
Production Company
Film i VSst; Memfis Film; Trust Film Sales; Tv 1000
Distribution Company
Filmladen Gmbh; Frenetic Films; Golem Distribution; Lucky Red; Pretty Pictures; Sandrew Metronome Distribution Finland Oy; Skifan Hf; StudioCanal; Studiocanal

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 28m

Synopsis

Mans and Roro are in their twenties and best friends. They both work for the parks department. Roro is of Arab origin and, without his parents knowing, has a Swedish girlfriend. He has been planning to introduce her to his family for a long time, but doesn't get around to it. Just when he is ready to, the family has arranged a marriage for him. They want him to marry a Lebanese-Swedish girl, who doesn't want to either. Yet they make a pact, because otherwise she is in danger of being sent back to Lebanon. Mans also has his problems. For instance he can't get his rope to rise, despite a variety of aids.

Film Details

Also Known As
Hurry! Hurry!
Release Date
2001
Production Company
Film i VSst; Memfis Film; Trust Film Sales; Tv 1000
Distribution Company
Filmladen Gmbh; Frenetic Films; Golem Distribution; Lucky Red; Pretty Pictures; Sandrew Metronome Distribution Finland Oy; Skifan Hf; StudioCanal; Studiocanal

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 28m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 2001

Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival (Main Programme Features) January 24 - February 24, 2001.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) May 24 - June 17, 2001.

Feature directorial debut for short filmmaker Josef Fares.

Released in United States 2001 (Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival (Main Programme Features) January 24 - February 24, 2001.)

Released in United States 2001 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) May 24 - June 17, 2001.)