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A Wedding (Noces)

Stephan Streker

  • French (with English, Dutch subtitles); 95 min
Skillfully performed study of family malaise and religious subjugation.
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A Wedding (Noces) - Stephan Streker

Belgium, France, Luxembourg, 2016, 95 min
  • Starring: Lina El Arabi, Sébastien Houbani, Babak Karimi, Neena Kulkarni, Olivier Gourmet, Alice de Lencquesaing, Zacharie Chasseriaud, Aurora Marion, Harmandeep Palminder, Sandor Funtek
  • Production: Daylight Films / Formosa Productions / Tarantula Luxembourg / Minds Meet / Bodhicitta Works / International Sales: Jour2fête

Zahira, 18, is close to her family until her parents ask her to follow Pakistani tradition to choose a husband. Torn between family customs and her western lifestyle, the young woman turns for help to her brother and confidant Amir.