What Will People Say
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.