RAMCHAND PAKISTANI

Color - 105 mins. 

2008

SYNOPSIS

Starring Nandita Das, Rashid Farooqui, Syed Fazal Hussain, Maria Wasti, Nouman Ijaz, Navaid Jabbar. Written by Syed Mohammad Ahmed and Produced by Javed Jabbar. 


Based on actual events about an accidental border crossing of a Pakistani Hindu boy and his father into India and the consequences of this unintended action on the lives of the boy, his father and mother. 

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FESTIVAL SCREENINGS

Tribeca Film Festival,  London Film Festival,  Pusan Film Festival,  Dubai Film Festival, Seattle Int’l Film Festival,  Florida Film Festival,  Movies that Matter,  Washington DC Film Festival,  Palm Springs Film Festival,  Rhode Island International Film Festival,  Osian CineFan Film Festival,  India,  Kerala International Film Festival,  Jaipur Film Festival, Fribourg Film Festival,  Cinequest Film Festival,  Cleveland International Film Festival, East End Film Festival,  Tongues on Fire Film Festival,  International Film Festival on Human Rights,  Keswick Film Festival,  Without Borders Film Festival,  San Diego Asian American Film Festival,  Vancouver Film Festival, Third I Film Festival,  Cairo International Film Festival. 

AWARDS

  • Best Silver Feature Film at the Saarc International Film Festival

  • FIPRESCI Prize from the International Federation of Film Critics

  • Honourable Mention by the 13th Annual Satyajit Ray Award at the London Film Festival

  • Audience Award at the Fribourg Film Festival

  • Ecumenical Jury Award at the Fribourg Film Festival

  • Jury Award for Best Actor at the KaraFilm Festival

  • Best Film at the Lux Style Awards

“Gorgeous camerawork, elaborate art direction, soaring score.”

-Variety

 
 

MEHREEN JABBAR