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Gardaab

Directed by Harune Massey

Centerpiece / Pakistan / 2016 / 93 mins / Urdu with English subtitles / New York Premiere

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Gardaab

Village East Cinema
Friday, December 2, 2016 10:00 pm Available at the Door

Description

In a city haunted by unending cycles of violence, turf wars, ethnic and class divisions, blossoms an unlikely romance. Shahbaz (Fawad Khan), the protégé of a drug lord, meets Parveen (Amna Ilyas), the daughter of a powerful rival clan who has no inkling of the secret that Shahbaz harbors.

While Parveen’s marriage is being arranged with the scion of another influential Mafioso, Shahbaz’s patron, Firdous Khan (Khalid Ahmed), has a new assignment in mind for him. The lovers are caught in a whirlpool of desire, deceit, and obligations.

The boy-meets-girl story unfolds as an Orphic tale set in Karachi, Pakistan.


Director's Bio

Harune Massey is based in New York and Lahore and has been working in the film and advertising industries in both the continents. He has been Assistant Director in leading films from Pakistan such as Good Morning Karachi by Sabiha Sumar and Zinda Bhaag by Meenu &  Farjad. Harune has directed numerous shorts films, TV serials and ads. Gardaab is Harune’s first feature film as director.


Credits

: Amna Ilyas, Fawad Khan, Gohar Rasheed, Mohammad Javed, Nimra Bucha, Adnan Shah Tipu


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Dates & Times

Gardaab

Village East Cinema
Friday, December 2, 2016 10:00 pm Available at the Door