"The point of the film, as I see it, is that the choice with which Sabah was presented is indeed a false one, and that marrying outside the tribe, so to speak, does not have to come at the expense of one's family, nor does it have to warrant ostracization from one's community."
-- Nouri Gana
Gana, Nouri. "Everyday Arabness: The Poethics of Arab Canadian Literature and Film." CR: The New Centennial Review 9, no. 2 (Autumn 2009). (p. 35)