What Will People Say

106 minutes 2017 7.4

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.

What Will People Say is the second feature film by director and scriptwriter Iram Haq. Her first feature I Am Yours (2013) had its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival and won several awards at international film festivals.

The film is not playable outside of Norway
Original title: Hva vil folk si
Category: Feature Film
Genre: Drama
Actors: Maria Mozhdah, Adil Hussain, Ekavali Khanna, Rohit Saraf
Director: Iram Haq
Producer: Maria Ekerhovd
Script: Iram Haq
Country: Norway
Language: Norwegian, Urdu