Bengaluru International Film Festival - BIFFES

Synopsis

Fifteen-year-old Nisha lives a double life. At home in Oslo, she obeys the traditions and values of Pakistani family life, but outside with her friends she is just like any other Norwegian teenager. One day, Nisha's two worlds brutally collide when her father catches her in bed with her white, Norwegian boyfriend. Nisha is kidnapped by her parents and sent to live in Pakistan. At first, Nisha feels alone and afraid in the strange, new land, but then slowly, she starts to discover her parents' culture in a new way.


Awards

Won Best Film – Amanda Awards, Norway | Nominated Best Feature Film – Hamburg FF, Jerusalem FF | Won Best Director – Kosmorama, Trondheim Internasjonale FF | Nominated Platform Prize – Toronto IFF | Norway's Official Submission for the Best Foreign Language Film Category at Oscars 2019