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About What Will People Say

Runtime: 105 minutes

Language: Urdu

Genre: Drama

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 catches her in bed with her boyfriend, 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.

Cast: Maria Mozhdah, Adil Hussain, Ekavali Khanna

Awards:

Nominated for Norway National Film Award – Adil Hussain

Kosmorama International Film Festival in Trondheim – Norway – Kanon Award

Official entry by Norway for Oscars

Best Feature Film

Director: Iram Haq

Iram Haq was educated at Westerdals School of Communication as art director. She has worked for many years as an actor on stage and in feature and TV films. She also wrote and starred in the short film Old Faithful which was selected for the short film competition at the Venice Film Festival in 2004. She had her directorial debut with Little Miss Eyeflap, which had its world premiere at Sundance Film Festival and has been traveling to numerous festivals and won several prizes. I AM YOURS is Iram’s feature debut which had world premier in Toronto film festival 2013. Iram Haq’s debut feature I Am Yours has been selected by Norway’s Oscar selection committee as the country’s best foreign-Language Oscar submission. Iram’s debut film won the main prize for best feature at the Nordic Film Days in Lübeck 2013.