Qissa(Movie, 2013)

1h 49min | Genre: Drama
QissaRating: 3.0/5 (with 88 votes)
Qissa is a 2013 Indian-German drama film in Punjabi written and directed by Anup Singh. The film was released in Indian theaters on 20 February 2015 nationwide and simultaneously on DVD and VOD as well. The film was screened in the Contemporary World Cinema section at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival where it won the Netpac Award for World or International Asian Film. The theme of the film focuses on desire of a Sikh man towards having a son to continue the family lineage. ()
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About Qissa

Set in post-colonial India, Qissa tells the story of Umber Singh, a Sikh who is forced to flee his village due to ethnic cleansing at the time of partition in 1947. Umber decides to fight fate and builds a new home for his family. When Umber marries his youngest child Kanwar to Neeli, a girl of lower caste, the family is faced with the truth of their identities; as individual ambitions and destinies collide in a struggle with eternity.

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QISSA by Anup Singh l HD Trailer with English Subtitles(Trailer, 1:40)

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Additional Information

Production countries: Germany, France, India, Netherlands
Plays in: Punjab
Made by: NFDC
Original language: Punjabi (PA)
Spoken languages: Punjabi (PA)
Translated into 7 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), German (DE), English (EN), French (FR), Romanian (RO), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 09/08/2013
Director: Anup Singh
Screenwriter: Anup Singh
Film Editor: Bernd Euscher
Director of Photography: Sebastian Edschmid
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Le secret de Kanwar"
"Qissa: The Tale of a Lonely Ghost"
Keywords: sikh

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