Pakistan Picks Freshman Effort ‘Laal Kabootar’ as Its Oscar Entry

Variety | 2/9/2020 | Naman Ramachandran
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Pakistan’s Academy Selection Committee has chosen “Laal Kabootar” as its candidate for the Oscars’ international feature film category.

Directed by first-time helmer Kamal Khan, the gangland thriller set in Karachi’s underbelly follows the events that transpire when a woman in search of her husband’s killer is thrown together with a cab driver and petty criminal who dreams of escaping to Dubai. Mansha Pasha and Ahmed Ali Akbar star.

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The movie, produced by Nehr Ghar Film, was released in March across Pakistan and was a critical and commercial success. It is receiving some festival play, including at the Singapore South Asian Intl. Film Festival and the upcoming Chicago...
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