Doob (No Bed of Roses) + director Q&A: UK Premiere - LIFF12A

Doob (No Bed of Roses) + director Q&A: UK Premiere - LIFF

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  • Sun 24 Jun
  • 130 minutes
  • Director: Mostofa Sarwar Farooki
  • Cast: Irrfan Khan, Parno Mittra, Nusrat Imroz Tisha, Rokeya Prachy
  • India (2017)


''Successful movie director Javed Hasan finds himself in a midlife crisis, questioning whether marriage and career have demanded too much from him. A tryst with Nitu, his daughter’s childhood friend, turns into a national scandal and his loving family is torn apart. Javed and Nitu marry, but it’s no bed of roses for the couple as they receive the wrath of judgmental Bangladeshi society. The latest film from Bangladesh’s most renowned filmmaker features a powerful central performance from internationally respected Indian actor Irrfan Khan. The film has been festooned with accolades at the Moscow and Shanghai film festivals.''

The screening will br followed by a Q&A with director Mostofa Farooki


The UK and Europe’s largest South Asian film festival rocks up for its ninth year with an entertaining and thought provoking line-up of independent films that offer a rare window into a billion South Asian lives in the sub-continent right now.

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