Jinn

Release Date: November 15th, 2018

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary

Summer is a carefree 17-year-old whose world gets turned upside down when her mother, a popular meteorologist, abruptly decides to convert to Islam.

Cast: Simone Missick, Zoe Renee, Hisham Tawfiq, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Dorian Missick, Kelly Jenrette, Ashlei Foushee, Maya Morales

Director: Nijla Mumin

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Confluential Films

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Keith UhlichThe Hollywood Reporter

    Jinn consistently lets down its premise and performers with a by-the-numbers-at-best screenplay that triple-underlines all of its forward-thinking themes. show more

  • 90
    Katie WalshLos Angeles Times

    Jinn is a familiar story, told in a cultural context rarely depicted on film, and Mu’min’s approach is so lyrical and empathetic that it feels completely fresh and new. It’s a remarkable film with sensitive and stirring turns by Renee and Missick in the mother-daughter roles. show more

  • 90
    Amy NicholsonVariety

    Jinn is the rare coming-of-age story that doesn’t simply pat kids on the head and tell them they just need to love themselves. Instead, Mu’min holds her characters accountable for the way they discombobulate each other’s lives, while giving them the space to do better, if they can figure out what better is. show more

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