Noor

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    Noor

    Directed by

    France, Turkey, Pakistan

    2012

    78 min

    • Urdu

    Drama

      Karlovy Vary IFF Cannes IFF

    Noor wants to be a man. He doesn’t belong anymore to the Khusras, Pakistan’s transgender community. And he is definitely done with the love story he had with one of them, that had drastically changed his life. Now, he is doing a man’s job in a Truck Decoration Center and he made up his mind: he will find a girl who will accept him as he is...

    Awards

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    • Grand Prix - Asian American FF
    • Grand Prix - Paris LGBT "Chéries-Chéris" Festival
    • Grand Prix - Dieppe FF
    • Grand Prix - Bogota FF
    • Best Film, Best Actor (Noor) - Missisauga FF
    • Best Director, 2nd Best Fiction Film, Artistic Contribution Award - Dublin Silk Road FF
    • Special Jury Award - Rome FF
    • Special Jury Award - Milan LGBT FF
    • Audience Award - Toulouse LGBT Festival "Des Images Aux Mots"
    • Best Actor (Noor) - Vancouver Women's FF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Noor
    Uzma Ali
    Baba Muhammad
    Gunga Sain
    Mithu Sain
    Screenplay
    Çağla Zencirci
    Guillaume Giovanetti
    Cinematography
    Jacques Ballard
    Editing
    Tristan Meunier
    Michko Netchak
    Music
    Abaji
    Production
    II FILM
    Çağla Zencirci

    Çağla Zencirci

    France

    French-Turkish couple Çagla Zencirci and Guillaume Giovanetti have directed together since 2004 several shorts (all selected in Berlin, Locarno, Clermont-Ferrand Festivals) and two features, NOOR (Pakistan, 2012 / Cannes Acid) and NINGEN (Japan, 2013 / Toronto). SIBEL is their third feature and is selected in Competition at Locarno International Film Festival.