Amira & Sam

Amira & Sam

Streaming Video - 2014
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Sam, an army vet, meets Amira, an illegal immigrant, while visiting her uncle, his old unit's Iraqi translator. Their connection burgeons into an unlikely romance until Amira is threatened with deportation and Sam is forced to make a critical decision.
Publisher: [United States] : Cinedigm : Made available through hoopla, 2014
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 89 min.)) : sd., col
Alternative Title: Amira and Sam
Call Number: eVideo


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Jun 09, 2017

It's a simple story, but fun to watch and also very interesting from a cultural perspective.

Chapel_Hill_SarahW May 24, 2016

I've loved everything I've seen Martin Starr in and this sweet love story did not disappoint. I feel like the intersections here are really interesting. I was interested in all the worlds this film peeked into: Iraqi war-time, stand up comedy clubs, Wall Street hedge funds.

May 21, 2016

Very enjoyable. Martin Starr (Bill from "Freaks and Geeks", a fabulous series) all grown up - and looking pretty buff! Ending was a bit lame, but hey, what else could they have done...

Jul 25, 2015

I really enjoyed this film. Yes, it was a bit slow; however, it had a good message, if one is open to receiving the messages.

jpozenel Jul 23, 2015

Not a bad movie. I was expecting something much less. Very simple story, but still watchable.

madison382 Jul 18, 2015

This movie was a one, but I only gave it three stars, because I did not like the way the movie ended.

Jul 02, 2015

Quite enjoyable! It tells the story of a soldier (Sam) trying to re-establish himself after getting out of the military, linking up with his interpreter from the war who now lives in New York, and falling in love with the interpreters niece Amira. It's fun and funny- you wonder how her religious belief will play a role in the outcome...


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