The European debut of Kamli, one of this year’s most popular films in Pakistan, will take place at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) in 2023.
The announcement that the film has been chosen for the festival’s Limelight Program was made on Khoosat Films’ official Instagram account.
The 52nd edition of the IFFR will be held from January 25 to February 5 next year.
Directed by Sarmad Khoosat, the movie follows the story of a young girl Hina who spends eight years waiting for her husband. Living with her sister-in-law, Hina spends her days modeling for Zeenat, an alcoholic who is in a loveless marriage with Malik Sahab.
The movie stars Saba Qamar Zaman, Sania Saeed, Nimra Bucha, Omair Rana and Hamaza Khawaja in the lead roles.
The movie was released in theaters on June 3, 2022 and received positive reviews both from the audiences and the critics.