What Will People Say

Screenings

April 20, 2018
6:30 PM /
Toronto
Screening followed by discussion with special guest
QA Session with the Filmmaker

Sixteen-year-old Nisha lives a double life. At home with her family she is the perfect Pakistani daughter, but when out with her friends, she is a normal Norwegian teenager. When her father discovers her deception, Nisha’s two worlds brutally collide. To set an example, Nisha’s parents decide to kidnap her and place her with relatives in Pakistan. Here, in a country she has never been to before, Nisha is forced to adapt to her parents’ culture. This is a moving drama about the complex relationship between a father and daughter. In Iram Haq’s empathetic story of family, community, and culture - it is the story of a young girl who must find her own way in life.

Filmmaker(s): 
Iram Haq
Year: 
2017
106m
Genre: 
Drama
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