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Fatima, a committed schoolteacher living the cosmopolitan high life in Karachi, has her life shattered when her nanny, Nusrat, inexplicably disappears. Though her friends and family beg her not to disturb the status quo and confront the powerful feudals in Nusrat's village, Fatima travels there to investigate. Will the trials and tribulations deter Fatima's resolve Will the quest challenge an already complicated romantic relationship Josh: Against the Grain Is the story of Fatima's search for a dangerous truth in Nusrat's feudal village. It is the story of the biggest challenge to Pakistan's still reigning feudalism: the country's youth.

  • DirectorIram Parveen Bilal
  • Runtime: 1 hr 43 min
  • StudioVirgil Films & Entertainment
  • QualityHD

Reviews about Josh (Against the Grain) (English Subtitled)

Josh (Against the Grain) (English Subtitled)
Excellent movie. Well directed and a good look into ...

Excellent movie. Well directed and a good look into life in Pakistan!

Josh (Against the Grain) (English Subtitled)
Nathan Czubaj
Great film, important story

What a great film. Beautifully shot and movingly acted. It is an important story that needed to be told and told well.

Josh (Against the Grain) (English Subtitled)
A frank portrayal of Pakistan

A frank portrayal of the interactions between the various socioeconomic classes of Pakistan and also the status of women in those classes. Josh also raises serious questions about the prevalence of corruption in the local governments of Pakistan. As an American, I was able to gain a much better understanding of modern Pakistani culture and politics through this film.

Josh (Against the Grain) (English Subtitled)
G. Johnson
Top Notch Film

My fiancée and I thoroughly enjoyed this drama set in Pakistan. The film gave us a multilayered appreciation for comtemporary life in Pakistan. The film is brilliantly written and directed. You won't be disappointed!

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