What Will People Say
|What Will People Say|
|Directed by||Iram Haq|
|Produced by||Maria Ekerhovd|
|Written by||Iram Haq|
What Will People Say (Norwegian: Hva vil folk si) is a 2017 internationally co-produced drama film directed and written by Iram Haq. The film's scenes set in Pakistan were all shot in India, mostly in Rajasthan.
The film had its world premiere at the 42nd Toronto International Film Festival on 9 September 2017. It was selected as the Norwegian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 91st Academy Awards, but it was not nominated.
- Maria Mozhdah - Nisha
- Adil Hussain - Mirza
- Ekavali Khanna - Mother Najma
- Rohit Saraf - Amir
- Ali Arfan - Asif
- Sheeba Chaddha - Aunt
- Jannat Zubair Rahmani - Salima
- Lalit Parimoo - Uncle
On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 81%, based on 21 reviews, and an average rating of 7/10. Metacritic gives the film a weighted average rating of 69 out of 100, based on 10 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".
- List of submissions to the 91st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film
- List of Norwegian submissions for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film
- Kannan, Indiran (14 October 2017). "What Will People Say presents a deeply relatable story of family values". Business Standard. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
- Abbatescianni, Davide. (5 September 2018). What Will People Say to represent Norway at the Oscars. Cineuropa. Retrieved 7 September 2018
- Gonsholt Ighanian, Catherine (4 September 2018). "Hva vil folk si vant kampen om å bli Norges Oscar-håp". Verdens Gang. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
- Kozlov, Vladimir (4 September 2018). "Oscars: Norway Selects 'What Will People Say' for Foreign-Language Category". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
- "What Will People Say? (Hva vil folk si) (2017)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved 13 July 2018.
- "What Will People Say Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 12 July 2018.
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