In Monsieur Ibrahim, opening in limited release on Dec. 5, Omar Sharif plays an Arab grocer who befriends a Jewish boy.
You stopped making movies a few years ago. How come?
Darling, I was making for the last 25 years rubbish movies. I couldn't stand myself anymore.
Why return to acting for this one?
I thought I should make a statement as a popular person in the Arab world. I wanted to say, look, it is possible to ... love each other.
How's your love life?
I have none. I don't want to be the slave of...