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Monsieur Ibrahim (2004)

Details Limited Release: Feb 13, 2004; Rated: R; Length: 94 Minutes; Genres: Drama, Foreign Language; With: Pierre Boulanger and Omar Sharif; Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

A decent Omar Sharif movie? Those have been in short supply since 1962's ''Lawrence of Arabia.'' But the buzz is solid on this French film about a Muslim shop owner (Sharif) and the abandoned Jewish boy he befriends in Paris.
Originally posted Feb 12, 2004 Published in issue #752 Feb 20, 2004 Order article reprints