Dukhtar (Blu-ray)

Directed by Afia Nathaniel

Release Year: 2015
Running Time: 93
UPC: 7 38329 20799 1
Color Type: Color
Language: Urdu, Pashto
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Cast
Samiya Mumtaz
Mohib Mirza
Saleha Aref

Crew
Directed by Afia Nathaniel

In the mountains of Pakistan, a young mother’s life takes an unexpected turn. Allah Rakhi (Samiya Mumtaz) kidnaps her ten-year-old daughter Zainab (Saleha Aref) to save her from a child marriage to a tribal leader. Their escape is a damning loss of honour for the two families. A deadly hunt begins for them. Desperate for help, Allah Rakhi strikes an unlikely deal with Sohail (Mohib Mirza) a cynical ex-Mujahid truck driver to take them to the city of Lahore. What follows is an epic journey through the sweeping landscape of Pakistan where the search for freedom and love comes with a price.


Blu-ray Extras Include:

Optional 5.1 Surround Sound, U.S. Theatrical Trailer, Director's Commentary

Pakistan’s Official Submission for Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards®
Winner - Sonoma International Film Festival - Best World Feature
Winner - Lux Style Awards - Best Actress, Saleha Aref
Winner - Créteil International Women's Film Festival - Audience Award Best Feature Film (Meilleur Long Metràge Fiction)

“Dukhtar grabs you from the outset and never lets go”
“a gorgeous, suspenseful cinematic achievement”
- LA Times

“a road journey to end all road journeys” - Huffington Post
 
“groundbreaking”
“unlike anything done by a director from this part of the world”
- Indiewire
 
“Nathaniel proves her mettle in a national industry where distaff directors are rare” - Variety
 
 “a great against-all-odds adventure”
- The Hollywood Reporter
 
“never changes from dream to nightmare.
Instead, it inhabits a heightened, brilliantly colorful version of what lies between; call it reality.”
- Village Voice, Critics’ Pick

 

“its principal merit is the quiet authority of Ms. Mumtaz, who combines a mother’s passionate concern with glimmers of an awakening consciousness” - The New York Times
 
"riveting and edifying" - People Magazine (Pick of the Week)


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