I Can't Think Straight
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I Can't Think Straight

Duration:
82 min | Germany:85 min (European Film Market)
Genres:
Drama | Romance
IMDB rate:
6.7
Director:
Shamim Sarif
Awards:
3 wins & 1 nomination
Details
Country: UK
Filming Locations: London, England, UK
Earnings
Opening Weekend: $15,239 (USA) (23 November 2008)
Gross: $39,373 (USA) (13 September 2009)
Cast
Actor
Character
Lisa Ray
Tala
Sheetal Sheth
Leyla
Antonia Frering
Reema
Dalip Tahil
Omar
Nina Wadia
The Housekeeper
Ernest Ignatius
Sam
Siddiqua Akhtar
Maya
Amber Rose Revah
Yasmin
Kimberly Jaraj
Zina
Sam Vincenti
Kareem
Rez Kempton
Ali
Darwin Shaw
Hani (as Daud Shah)
George Tardios
Uncle Ramzi
Ishwar Maharaj
Sami
Gabrielle Amies
Aunty Ramzi
Jessica Allsop
Jennifer
Orly Jaraj
Catty Woman
Antoinette Claessens
Female Polo Player / Party Guest
Hanan Kattan
Jordan Lecturer
Ian Mann
Jeff
Steve Motion
Head Waiter
Jay Karik
Pedicure Girl
Dipti Patel
Hair Girl
Nina Hautumm
Secretary
Cuba
Handsome Waiter 1
Dan Balcaban
Handsome Waiter 2 (as Daniel Balcaban)
Brij Patel
Jordan House Staff 1 - Ravi
Ari Gill
Jordan House Staff 2
Karen Frank
Book Signing Fan 1
Ethan Sarif-Kattan
Child in Park 1
Leonie Casanova
Polo Spectator 1
Sandra Watfa
Polo Spectator 2
Alastair Hepher
Ramzi's Companion in Bar
Jess Imerman
Zina's Boyfriend in Picture
Louise McManus
Mother in Park
Shamim Sarif
Book Signing Fan 2
Luca Sarif-Kattan
Child in Park 2
Rebecca James
Dinner Guest (uncredited)
Daniel Jefferson
Lecture Audience Member (uncredited)
Christina Neferis
Wife of Hani (uncredited)
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Trivia
In the book pile on Leyla's desk, that her sister Yasmin notices while talking to Leyla, the book at the bottom is Writer/Director Shamim Sarif's novel "Despite the Falling Snow".
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The 2 children in the park at the end of the film are Shamim and Hanan's children.
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Second movie where Sheetal Sheth and Lisa Ray play two women who fall in love each other, the first one was The World Unseen also directed by Shamim Sarif.
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Goofs
When Leyla and Tala are sitting on the stairs in the park both are wearing black shoes. In the next scene when they are walking through the park Tala's shoes are ocher.
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When Lisa Ray is reading the Arabic newspaper, she reads it left-to-right (like reading English) instead of right-to-left.
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Quotes
Tala: What are you thinking about?
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Woman at end of movie: [after being told Leyla is lesbian] She's what? But some of my best friends are Lebanese! 2 of 2 found this interesting Interesting? Yes No | Share this Share this: Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Permalink Hide options Leyla: [to her mother] I'm gay!
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Tala: When I was 18, I fell madly in love with a girl my first year at college in New York. She was an American. We spent three wonderful months together. I never knew I could feel so... complete. So alive.
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Photos from cast
Anya Lahiri
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