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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