I Am Nasrine
|I Am Nasrine|
|Directed by||Tina Gharavi|
|Produced by||James Richard Baillie
|Screenplay by||Tina Gharavi|
|Music by||Kamal Kamruddin
|Edited by||Lesley Walker
I Am Nasrine (Persian: من نسرین هستم) is a 2012 British-Iranian drama film written and directed by Tina Gharavi. The film was nominated at the 66th British Academy Film Awards for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer.
A middle class Iranian woman, 16-year-old Nasrine, is arrested by the Iranian police, for riding on the back of a boy's motorcycle. She is sexually assaulted in prison. She flees to the UK with her older brother Ali, and moves into a Newcastle council estate. The film touches on aspects of racism and treatment of refugees in the UK.
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