A young British rapper is about to start his first world tour, when a crippling illness strikes him down, and he is forced to move back in with his family. He tries to find himself between an international music career and Pakistani family traditions. From Hot Docs, and Sundance award winning director Bassam Tariq! Starring Academy Award nominee, and Gotham Awards winner Riz Ahmed!
Provincetown International Film Festival: Best Narrative Film award winner!
Online Film Critics Society Awards: Best non-US Release award winner!
London Critics Circle Film Awards: British/Irish Actor of the Year award winner!
93% All Critics / 97% Top Critics Certified Fresh! (Rotten Tomatoes)
5 Stars! “absolutely mesmerizing…[Ahmed’s] performance is thrilling” (Flick Filosopher)
3.5/4 Stars! “feels revelatory because it is – there isn’t another movie out there like this one and there’s certainly not one that gives so much to the perspective of a man like Zaheer.” (Observer)
“director Bassam Tariq shows himself to be a major new talent on the indie film scene…crackles with a stylistic and visual energy…one of the best and most remarkable films of the year.” (Houston Chronicle)
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