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Director: Aleem Khan
2020 | UK | 89 min
English, French, Urdu, Arabic | English subtitles
Cast: Joanna Scanlan, Nathalie Richards, Talid Ariss
A British widow who converted to Islam when she married decades ago, makes some startling discoveries about her late husband that complicate her entire sense of self.
Determined to find out the truth about the man she thought she knew inside and out, she leaves her port town home of Dover, England and heads to Calais, France, where she’s unprepared for what she finds.
Joanna Scanlan’s moving, memorable lead performance in this remarkable drama is not to be missed. The sensitive storytelling unravels layer upon layer of complexity, resulting in a riveting journey that takes the audience to a place of heightened emotions.