A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness (Short 2015)

A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness

2015 · Not Rated · 40min · Color · Punjabi

A woman in Pakistan sentenced to death for falling in love becomes a rare survivor of the country's harsh judicial system.

IMDb rating - 7.9/10 from 1.5K users

Genres - Documentary · Short

Director - Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

Writer - François-Xavier Durandy(French adaptation)

Story line - The extraordinary story of a young Pakistani woman who lived to tell of her narrow escape from an attempted "honor" killing by her father and uncle. Told through the lens of a true love story, the film tells the story of Saba who was shot and left for dead after marrying a man once promised to her. The result is a scathing examination of the contradictions between modernism and tradition within Pakistani society. —Jwelch5742

Release date - October 28, 2015 (United States)

Countries of origin - United States · Pakistan

Also known as - Una chica en el río: el precio del perdón

Production company - HBO Documentary Films · SOC Films

Tag: Documentary Short TopShort

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