I Can't Think Straight

Movie information

Two Cultures. Two Traditions. One Love. Rated PG-13: Parents Strongly Cautioned (Some Material May Be Inappropriate for Children Under 13) -- Rated PG-13 for sexual content.
Released on:
November 21, 2008 (NY, LA, Toronto)

Production Companies:
Enlightenment Productions
Distributors:
Here! Films, Regent Releasing

Status: Released

Cast:
Lisa Ray, Sheetal Sheth, Antonia Frering, Dalip Tahil

Director: Shamim Sarif

Screenwriter: Shamim Sarif, Kelly Moss

Genre: Romance, Comedy
About the film:
"I Can't Think Straight" focuses on the relationship between the spirited Christian Tala (Lisa Ray) and the shy Muslim Leyla (Sheetal Sheth) and the trouble that their love affair causes for them and their families. Tala, a London-based Palestinian prepares for an elaborate wedding with her fiancé, when she encounters Leyla, a young British Indian woman who is dating her best friend Ali. Spirited Christian Tala and shy Muslim Leyla could not be more different from each other but the attraction is immediate. Tala's feisty nature provokes Leyla out of her shell and soon both women reveal their feelings for each other.

But Tala is not ready to accept the implications of the choice her heart has made and escapes back to Jordan where her chain-smoking highbrow mother finishes preparations for an ostentatious wedding. As family members descend and the wedding day approaches, simmering family tensions come to boiling point and the pressure mounts for Tala to be true to herself. Meanwhile heartbroken Leyla relishes her newly found sense of identity and moves on with her new life – much to the shock of her tradition-loving Indian parents. Single again, Tala flies back to London – but it will take more than just a date set up by Ali and Leyla's sister Zara to win Leyla back.
Rated PG-13 for sexual content.
Box Office: Opening weekend: $15,239 (3 theaters) | Domestic Total: $39,576
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January 10, 2012 - 22:17
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