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One day, when Sabah least expects it, she falls in love with the wrong man. She's Muslim, he's not. Unbeknownst to her family, she embarks on a whirlwind affair before both culture and love collide.

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Ruba Nadda

Ruba Nadda is a writer, director and producer living in Toronto. She has written, produced and directed 14 short films and three features: Sabah (2005), Aadan (2004), Unsettled (2001), I Always Come to You (2000), Blue Turning Grey Over You (1999), Black September (1999), I Would Suffer Cold Hands for You (1999), Laila (1999), Slut (1999), Damascus Nights (1998), The Wind Blows Towards Me Particularly (1998), So Far Gone (1998), Do Nothing (1997), Wet Heat Drifts Through the Afternoon (1997), Interstate Love Story (1997) and Lost Woman Story (1997). Her shorts have been shown in over 450 film festivals, and she has had over 20 retrospectives of her work in numerous cities around the world.

35 mm

90 minutes


Aspect ratio


Original version in English


Tracey Boulton


Paul Scherzer

Executive Producers

Atom Egoyan

Simone Urdl

Line Producer

Stephen Paniccia

Director and Scriptwriter

Ruba Nadda

Director of Photography

Luc Montpellier


Teresa Hannigan

Sound Mixer

John Hazen

Production Designer

Jonathan Dueck

Costume Designer

Kimberley Rush

Set Designer

Edward Kent

Original music

Geoff Bennett

Longo Hai

Ben Johannesen

Sound Design

Mark Gingras

John Laing


Arsinée Khanjian

Shawn Doyle

Jeff Seymour

Setta Keshishian

Roula Said

Kathryn Winslow

Fadia Nadda


T.L. Boulton Productions Ltd.
1028 Queen St. W., 2nd Floor
Toronto, Ontario
M6J 1H6
(416) 538-3456
(416) 538-9911

Distribution – Canada

Mongrel Media
1028 Queen St. W.
Toronto, Ontario
M6J 1H6
(416) 516-9775
(416) 516-0651

International distribution

Celluloïd Dreams
2, rue Turgot
33 1 49 70 03 70
33 1 49 70 03 71

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