After the death of her husband, British Muslim convert Joanna uncovers a devastating betrayal and travels to France to discover the shattering truth.
Joanna Scanlan(No Offence, The Thick of It) gives the performance of her career as Mary,a British Muslim convert who is devastated by the sudden death of her husband Ahmed. Sorting out his personal effects, she discovers a terrible betrayal – he was leading a secret life over the channel in Calais. Still numb she heads to France to learn the truth. As she grapples with her shattered sense of identity, her search for understanding has surprising consequences.
Aleem Khan’s stunning debut feature brings together two very different women united by their extraordinary resilience. With sensitive, insightful direction it asks important questions about identity, culture and sacrifice.
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