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Alexander Siddig on Being in Ruba Nadda’s Fantasies

Writer/Director Ruba Nadda is not shy about saying that she views Alexander Siddig as “the quintessential Arabic man”, and wrote to movies specifically for him. At the Toronto International Film Festival promoting their latest project, Inescapable, the National Post asked Sid about being in her fantasies: “We met on the …

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2010’s 25 Best Performances That Won’t Win Oscars

The New York Times’ Vulture column lists 25 performances in film this year that will probably be overlooked come Oscar time, and Alexander Siddig in Cairo Time is on that list. Here’s what Vulture says about Sid: This old-fashioned romance about an autumnal affair could have been a cornball wallow, …

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Cairo Time Now Available on DVD

Cairo Time is available on DVD and Blu-ray in the United States today, just in time for holiday gifts! Didn’t get a chance to see it theaters? Now you can own it yourself and watch it whenever you want. Synopsis: A married magazine editor falls for one of her husband’s …

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PHOTOS: Sid at the Doha Tribeca Film Festival

Alexander Siddig is making a habit of attending the Doha Tribeca Film Festival. Last year he was there with Cairo Time, this year he was there with Miral. We have a handful of photos from the red carpet, including two with the cast, producers, and director (that’s Julian Schnabel next …

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Sid Talks About His Chemistry With Patricia Clarkson

The New York Observer had a chance to talk with Alexander Siddig about working with Patricia Clarkson in Cairo Time, and came away charmed by the man himself. The chemistry you have with Patricia Clarkson in the film is so incredible. Had you known her before Cairo Time? I knew …

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Cairo Time Reviews (US)

Cairo Time opened in limited release in the United States on Friday, and the reviews have been rolling in. Here are some excerpts: The New York Times [Patricia Clarkson] and Mr. Siddig, tall and courtly with a gently ironical glint in his eyes, are a fine match — both subtle, …

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A Letter From Sid: August 2010 (UPDATED)

Mel’s note: From time to time, Sid touches base with us by way of a long, newsy letter to be shared. Here’s the latest, hot off the (email) presses. I took my son to London yesterday to meet some of our African relatives. I think he was a little nervous …

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elan Interviews Alexander Siddig, Patricia Clarkson, & Ruba Nadda

elan magazine has a new interview with Sid, Patricia Clarkson, and Ruba Nadda, discussing the making of Cairo Time and what responsibility Sid and Ruba feel toward filmmaking as “hyphenated Arabs”. Here’s an excerpt: This past week, elan caught up with filmmaker Ruba Nadda, and ‘Cairo Time’ stars Alexander Siddig …

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PHOTOS: Cairo Time New York Premiere

Tonight was the premiere of Cairo Time in New York City in advance of the August 6 release here in the United States. Alexander Siddig, Patricia Clarkson, and Ruba Nadda attended along with Al Roker, Hoda Kotb, Ken Burns and more. Photos from the red carpet are in our Gallery, …

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