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Funny Quotations from Towelhead

Towelhead is a comedy-drama coming-of-age film about a young Lebanese-American as she tries to get a hold of her life. The young girl, Jasira Maroun, is sent to live with her father after her mother's live-in boyfriend helps her shave her pubic hair. With her father, she must deal with his strictness. She also starts to have a sexual awakening after viewing adult magazines while baby-sitting. She then starts to fall in love with the next-door neighbor. Directed by Alan Ball. Starring Summer Bishil, Aaron Eckhart, and Peter Macdissi. Based on the novel of the same name by Alicia Erian.

Towelhead received mixed reviews from critics upon its release. The movie received less than one-million dollars at the box office. However, it has since gotten great reviews from ordinary people around the world and has become a success on DVD and television. Continue reading for some humorous Towelhead quotes.


School Photographer: OK Jessera...
Jasira Maroun: [looks upward] It's Jasira.
[Photographer takes picture]
School Photographer: Next!
Jasira Maroun: No habla espanol.
Janitor: Your parents don't speak Spanish at home? Aie, aie aie.
Jasira Maroun: Can't I pick them out?
Woman at store: This is the kind my daughter likes.
Rifat Maroun: What's wrong with these?
Woman at store: Their thicker not as comfortable.
Rifat Maroun: Heh, right. But those are twice as expensive.
Woman at store: Well that's probably the comfort issue I was referring to earlier.
Gail: I'm Jasira's neighbor.
Thomas Maroun: I'm Thomas, Jasira's boyfriend.
Jasira Maroun: Are you digging for oil?
Travis Vuoso: [Laughs] How old are you?
Jasira Maroun: Thirteen.
Travis Vuoso: Ah, you look older.
Rifat Maroun: You are not to see that boy again. Do you understand?
Jasira Maroun: [speaking on phone to Thomas] You can't come over; you're black.
Rifat Maroun: Don't make me out to be a racist when I have your best interests at heart.
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