What Will People Say by Iram Haq

Genre:
Drama
Year:
2017
Language:
Norwegian, Urdu
Format:
2 minutes
Starring:
Maria Mojdeh
Nawabi Estanegzai
Adil Hussain (LIFE OF PI)
Directed by:
Iram Haq (I AM YOURS)
Produced by:
Mer Film in co-production with Rohfilm Factory and Zentropa Sweden
An emotional and topical story about love, social control and a young girl finding her own way between Norway and Pakistan.

Fifteen-year-old Nisha lives a double life. At home in Oslo, she obeys the traditions and values of Pakistani family life, but outside with her friends she is just like any other Norwegian teenager. One day, Nisha's two worlds brutally collide when her father catches her in bed with her white, Norwegian boyfriend.
Nisha is kidnapped by her parents and sent to live in Pakistan. At first, Nisha feels alone and afraid in the strange, new land, but then slowly, she starts to discover her parents' culture in a new way.

 

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