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Persian American Shiva Rose in Valentine opening: David & Layla, New York


Award-winning Persian American Hollywood actress Shiva Rose (Layla) is currently the most consistently praised Iranian American actress working in America. See high praise showered on Shiva Rose in over 20 reviews -  from Variety & Washington Post to U.S. city papers. (Shiva is the daughter of the grand showman of Iranian TV, Parvis Gharib- Afshar) :


"excellent", "star-making", "breakthrough performance", "outstanding", "winningly charismatic", "excels", "effortlessly sexy", "gracefully luminous" ,... 



Shiva Rose


Award-winning romantic film David & Layla : Its Trailer is already showing at all the theaters at Quad Cinemas, New York, more than 2 months before its Valentine NY debut, Friday,  Feb. 15. 


Film's poster and a poster-size blowup of The Washington Post and The Variety reviews are displayed in the lobby of Quad Cinemas .


Film now has 20+ positive reviews from the mainstream press and from the key Jewish press- Jerusalem Post, Washington Jewish Week, Jewish Journal and Jewish Chronicle.  Browse 20+  quotes and full reviews at movie site at bottom. 



David & Layla won against such films as Two Days in Paris, Lady Chatterley, Paris Je t'aime, and La Vie en Rose  among the top love stories of World Cinema, and it received the Prix du Public/Audience Award at the oldest Love fest in the world (at Mons/Belgium 23rd Int'l Amour Film Fest, held during Valentine .)


David & Layla was featured in the Panorama's Closing Night at the Verona/Italy Int'l Amore Film Fest as a re-interpretation of Romeo & Juliet.


Winner of 5 Awards and an Official Selection by 21 International Fests, including 2 in Israel.  An Official Competition Selection not only at regular film fests but also at Conflict Resolution & Human Rights Fests, as well as at Love & Romantic Film Fests.


 Trailer, Clips, 20+ Reviews & U.S. Cinemas Showtimes at: 

David & Layla:  


Synopsis at Quad Cinemas/Coming Soon:


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