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  • An MVD Exclusive
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • SKU: MVD10303BR
  • UPC: 760137103035
  • Street Date: 08/09/22
  • PreBook Date: 07/05/22
  • Label: Drafthouse Films »
  • Genre: Drama
  • Run Time: 01:30: mins
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Audio: STEREO
  • Year of Production: 2014
  • Region Code: 0
  • Box Lot: 30
  • Territory: US,CA
  • Language: English

 

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  • Director: Sean Mullin
  • Director: Sean Mullin

 

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Amira & Sam

An army veteran's unlikely romance with an Iraqi immigrant is put to the test when she is faced with deportation.

Amira & Sam
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To help adjust to coming home from war, Sam Seneca (Martin Starr, Silicon Valley), a former Green Beret, takes a stab at a life-long dream: stand-up comedy. Amira fled Iraq after her brother was killed by U.S. soldiers. Amira has a run-in with the police, so Sam takes her under his wing. The more time they spend together, the harder it is for them to combat their feelings for one another.

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  • 2014 Port Townsend Film Festival WINNER: Best Narrative Feature
  • 2014 Savannah Film Festival WINNER: Best Feature
  • 2014 Napa Valley Film Festival WINNER: Audience Award Favorite Narrative Feature +Jury Award Best Narrative Feature
  • 2015 Irvine International Film Festival WINNER: Best Film
  • 2015 Prescott Film Festival WINNER: Best Narrative Feature
  • Stars Martin Starr ('Silicon Valley', Spider-Man: No Way Home), Dina Shihabi (Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, Netflix / Marvel's 'Daredevil'), Paul Wesley ('The Vampire Diaries'), David Rasche (Men in Black 3) and Ross Marquand ('The Walking Dead')
  • 2014 St. Louis International Film Festival WINNER: Jury Award Best Narrative Feature
  • 2014 Limited Theatrical Release

Press Quotes

The script is thoughtful, but its anger is diffuse, with laissez-faire capitalism and the problems of illegal immigrants and returning soldiers jostling for attention.

     —Jeannette Catsoulis, The New York Times

Chief among its pluses is the low-key warmth of leads Martin Starr and Dina Shihabi.

     —Sheri Linden, Los Angeles Times

  

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