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After Love

OT: After Love

Aleem Khan // United Kingdom, 2020
Fiction Feature // FF2021
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After the death of her husband, a woman learns that he had been leading a double life. A quiet drama about mourning and pain – and the search for a new beginning. Having converted to Islam for her Anglo-Pakistani husband, Sarah lives between two worlds. Up until his death, he had commuted for many years between Dover und Calais. When Sarah finds evidence of a woman in France in his papers, she sets out to find this person on the other side of the Channel and manages to get a job cleaning in the house of her husband’s ex-lover. Two women left behind, mourning for the same man and trying to leave their pasts behind them.


ALEEM KHAN (*1985 in Chatham, Großbritannien) studied film at the University of Westminster in London and his short Three Brothers (2014) was nominated for the British Short Film Prize. After Love is his debut feature.



After Love

Fiction Feature

Arabic, English, French, Urdu


United Kingdom


89 min

OV with German subtitles

Aleem Khan

Aleem Khan

Joanna Scanlan, Nathalie Richard, Talid Ariss, Nasser Memarzia

Matthieu de Braconier

Alexander Dynan

Joakim Sundström

Gareth C. Scales

Chris Roe

Sarah Jenneson


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