Zero Bridge

Directed by Tariq Tapa

Year: 2008
Running Time: 97
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Country: India
Language: Kashmiri and Urdu with English subtitles [audio]
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Zero Bridge

Cast
Bani Taniya Khan
Dilawar Muhamad Imran Tapa
Ali Mohammad Dar

Crew
Writer Tariq Tapa
Produced by Ed Branstetter (Executive) , Calvin Preece (Executive) , Josée Lajoie, Hunter Gray (Executive) , Paul Mezey (Executive) , Hilal Ahmed Langoo and Tyler Brodie (Executive)
Directed by Tariq Tapa


A truly independent film of integrity and offhand grace, ZERO BRIDGE tells the deeply affecting tale of a student and small-time criminal in Kashmir who develops a crush on an older, college educated woman.

Dilawar (Mohamed Imran Tapa) is a rebellious seventeen-year-old Kashmiri boy who lives on the outskirts of Srinagar city with his strict uncle. Desperate to leave town, he looks to raise money any way he can, from doing classmates' homework to picking pockets in the city's markets. While on an errand, he meets Bani (Taniya Khan), a bright, beautiful woman who had recently finished her studies in America. As their friendship grows, Dilawar is desperate to hide his crimes, as well as his growing affection for her. Once the truth comes out, it causes havoc in their relationship, and threatens both of their futures.

Tariq Tapa's first feature is a small movie with a big heart, investigating issues of class and the mysteries of love with an equal measure of craft and compassion.

Reviews

"A moving slice of life." - Mike Hall, The New York Times

"Amazingly mature and enjoyable, with realistic performances and a great look." - V.A. Musetto, New York Post

"Critics' pick! Packs an impressive emotional wallop." - LA Weekly

"Tariq Tapa is a filmmaker of enormous promise and precocious maturity." - Ella Taylor, Village Voice



Awards

  • John Cassavetes Award Nominee Independent Spirit Awards
    Official Selection Los Angeles Film Festival

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