Dukhtar (Daughter)

  • Thur Mar 17
    7:00
  • Sun Mar 20*
    4:30
    $5.50 all
Dukhtar (Daughter)

*Sun Mar 20 screening will be followed by a reception featuring free chai & samosas courtesy of the Pakistani Students Association!

director:
Afia Nathaniel
cast:
Abdullah Jan, Adnan Shah

In the mountains of Pakistan, a mother and her ten-year-old daughter flee their home on the eve of the girl's marriage to a tribal leader. A deadly hunt for them begins across the mountainous Hunza Valley. In Urdu and Pashtu. “Nathaniel, a native of Pakistan, has delivered a stunning, emotive work that takes to task oppressive patriarchy. It's a gorgeous, suspenseful cinematic achievement.” (LA Times) Pakistan’s submission for Best Foreign Film Oscar in 2014.

website: dukhtarthefilm.com

format
DCP color
runtime
1 hour 33 minutes
release year/country
2015 Pakistan/Norway/USA
subtitled