Valley of Saints

by Musa Syeed, India, 2012
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In the valley of Kashmir, a lakeside city convulses with riots and curfews. A young man tries to escape, when he meets a beautiful environmentalist in an abandoned houseboat. Trapped together in his floating village, their blossoming romance threatens to derail his dreams.

Festivals & awards

Sundance-Filmfestival: Publics Award

Eröffnungsfilm des Filmfests Hamburg

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Credits

Original Title
Valley of Saints
Title
Valley of Saints
Directed by
Musa Syeed
Country
India
Year
2012
Screenplay
Musa Syeed
Film Editing
Musa Sayeed, Ray Hubley
Soundtrack
Mubashir Mohi-du-Din
Cinematography
Yoni Brook
Sound
Cory Choy
Production
Nicholas Bruckman
Formats
DVD, Blu-ray, DCP
Runtime
82 min.
Language
Kashmiri/d
Cast
Gulzar Ahmed Bhat, Neelofar Hamid, Afzal Sofi, Haiji Salam Bhat

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«Auch wenn Bedrohung und Armut dauernd spürbar sind, lässt Syeed in seinem Film Momente überwältigender Schönheit zu und macht so in unaufdringlicher Weise nachvollziehbar, warum er sich für Kaschmir engagiert.» Corinne Siegrist-Oboussier