When Mona and Dalia, two first-generation Egyptian-American girls on the precipice of adolescence, realize their mom is planning on "cutting them down there like girls do back home", they get together in the middle of the night and plot to flee their home. Their conversation reveals their family dynamic, their relationship to their homeland, and the tension between the immigrant parents and their children.
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20 Dec. 2019
Yes, let's talk about it. Elsayigh's work puts a voice on matters that shouldn't be silenced. A great piece for women's rights. Well done. ”
3, female-identifying, Middle Eastern actors. These three actors must collectively play two young preteens (10 and 12) and their middle-aged mother. Despite two characters being 10 and 12, these roles should not be played by actual underage actor due to the nature of the sensitive content.