Salima Glamine, Dimitri Linder | Belgium, Luxembourg | 2018 | drama, romance | 88 min. | Urdu, French spoken – Dutch subtitles
In total secrecy, seventeen-year-old Amel has been together with Mashir – the older brother of her school friend Sima – for over a year. Although Amel is always welcome at the Pakistani family, she and Mashir are well aware of the fact that his parents would never approve of a relationship with a non-Pakistani girl. However, their love overrules their doubts about the future. Everything changes when Sima and Mashir’s cousin Noor is moving to Brussels and the couple comes face to face with the future.
In this well-written and -acted drama the two lovers are faced with an impossible choice: should they stay faithful to their love, or be loyal to family, tradition and friendship? Amel’s emotional turmoil has unexpected and dramatic consequences.