24.9. - 3.10.2020

Against the Grain Pakistan, USA 2012 | 110 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2013

rated for 0 + years
Fatima is a teacher and lives a liberal, Western lifestyle in Karachi, Pakistan's biggest city. She is very upset when she learns that her former nanny Nusrat has disappeared without trace. Nusrat was last seen in her home village deep in the heart of the country, where she looked after orphans. Ignoring the wishes and pleas of her family, Fatima travels to the remote region to find out what happened. There she discovers a medieval, feudal society where the male elites have all the rights on their side and the women have none. The closer Fatima gets to the reason for Nusrat's disappearance, the more dangerous her own situation becomes.
Orig. Title: Josh
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: English, Urdu
Section: Asia Express
Director: Iram Parveen Bilal
Screenplay: Iram Parveen Bilal
Cast: Aamina Sheikh, Mohib Mirza, Khalid Malik, Navin Waqar, Faizan Haqquee
Producer: Iram Parveen Bilal,Kelly Thomas
Sprachfassung: OV with English subtitles
Music: Indus World Music, Andrew T. Mackay
Director of Photography: Nausheen Dadabhoy
Production Design:
Editor: Jochen Kunstler
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales:
Production: Parveen Shah Productions, Twenty Nine Dash One Productions


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