Sam Kimura seeks to prove his patriotism by fighting for his country in the war, but his sister, Kei, fiercely protests the government's treatment of her people.
An uplifting testament to the power of the human spirit, Allegiance follows the Kimuras as they struggle between duty and defiance, custom and change, and family bonds and forbidden loves.
He is a student and an aspiring musician, and was once part of the heavy-metal scene in Aleppo.
Although hard to imagine now, before war turned it into a bombed-out hellscape, the Syrian city did have a thriving subculture that included heavy metal.
It's an extraordinary theatrical event in which one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.
Aladdin features songs from the film as well as new music written by Tony and Academy Award winner Alan Menken (Newsies).
" He begins asking questions in a slightly mocking voice: "Is it romantic?
" Later he points out, quite accurately, that "it feels like a period film . His mother, Patricia, was British, his father, Samuel, Chinese-Hawaiian, and this was where they lived for a while.
 "I should have gone on the brake, released the brake a little bit, leaned into the turn." No more abstract moral lessons? then I shouldn't take it." Did that stop you from taking demon rides? Well, I had to get a couple more out of my system." Reeves smiles. Not a word, a grunt, a prevarication, or a hint that an answer might come. He agreed to it because he liked his character, Shane Falco.
"Now I know that if I want to take a demon ride and I don't want to die . "And I probably have a couple more left." A conversation with Keanu Reeves is not always easy. For most of that time, his head is angled at ninety degrees away from me, as if that's where the oxygen is. "I felt like he was a good hard-luck character who gets a second chance," Reeves says.
Detective Mac Taylor is a fictional character and the co-protagonist of the CBS crime drama CSI: NY.
Portrayed by Gary Sinise, Mac is the Director of the NYPD Crime Lab and the Supervisor of the NYPD CSI team. In a taped interview, an elderly Holocaust survivor recounts how Mac's father, then a young Private, restored his dignity and even offered him a candy bar.
The lyrics are by Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast), Tony winner Tim Rice (The Lion King), and book writer Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer).