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For a Happy Life (N/C 12+)

1 March

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Key

  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly

Details

GFT / Thu 28 Feb (18.15) & Fri 1 Mar (11.00) 

Directors Dimitri Linder and Salima Glamine will attend the screening on Thu 28 Feb.


A simple love affair challenges family ties, friendship and any hope of happiness in this accomplished debut feature from directors Salima Glamine and Dimitri Linder. In Brussels, Mashir (Zeerak Christopher) has fallen in love with Amel (Sofia Lesaffre), a teenager of Algerian origin. Fearing disapproval, they keep the relationship secret from their families. Future plans are put in jeopardy when Mashir’s traditional Pakistani father decides to arrange his marriage to a cousin who now lives nearby. Defying his father’s authority has unexpected consequences for everyone. 

  • Directors Dimitri Linder, Salima Glamine
  • Cast Sofia Lesaffre, Zeerak Christopher, Pascal Elbé
  • Certificate N/C 12+
  • Running time 1h29m
  • Country Belgium/Luxembourg
  • Language French and Urdu with English subtitles
  • Year of production 2018
  • Thanks to MPM Film
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