Its richly textured, effortlessly compassionate portrait of LGBTQ identity and desire.Los Angeles Times
The Ranas–a happily patriarchal joint family–yearn for the birth of a baby boy to continue the family line. Their youngest son secretly joins an erotic dance theatre and falls for an ambitious trans starlet. Their impossible love story slowly illuminates the entire Rana family’s desire for sexual rebellion.
2 hours, 6 minutes
Shortlisted for Best International Feature Oscar, premiere at Cannes
Maggie Briggs, Saim Sadiq
Ali Junejo, Rasti Farooq, Alina Khan, Sarwat Gilani
Ali Junejo’s performance ranks as one of the finest you’ll see in any year.San Jose Mercury News