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Hva Vil Folk Si (What Will People Say)
Growing up in Norway means 16-year old Pakistani girl Nisha (Maria Mozhdah) lives a double life – a dutiful daughter and a typical Norwegian teenager. Unsurprisingly, it can’t last. Following a showdown with her parents, Nisha is kidnapped and sent to stay in Pakistan.
Coming of age stories are nothing new, neither are culture-clash parables, yet ‘What Will People Say’ evades the usual parade of clichés to acquit itself extraordinarily well. The assured cast turning in a timely and thought-provoking take on the usual set-up of rebellious teen and intransigent parents.
2017 / Norwegian and Urdu dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / 107 mins
Genre: Drama
Programme: Cinema of the World
Premiere: MENA Premiere
Rating: 18+
Contains: Adult References, Adult Themes, Nudity, Sexuality and Coarse Language
Director: Iram Haq
Producer: Maria Ekerhovd
Scriptwriter: Iram Haq
DOP: Nadim Carlsen
Editor: Janus Billeskov Jansen, Anne Østerud
Composer: Martin Pedersen, Lorenz Dangel
Cast: Maria Mozhdah, Adil Hussain, Rohit Saraf, Ali Arfan, Sheeba Chaddha