• Director

    Alex Pillai

  • With

    Mina Anwar, Roshan Seth, Kulvinder Ghir, Ravi Kapoor

  • UK 1997. 74min

  • Digital

Playwright Tanika Gupta’s taut, absorbing drama, an original screenplay for BBC Screen Two scored by Nitin Sawhney, is set among a South Asian community in the north of England. It details a journey of discovery after a teenager falls passionately in love. In doing so, she challenges the tyranny of her embittered father and the toxic patriarchy of wider society.

Contains scenes of explicit sex and domestic violence.