Sitara: Let Girls Dream

2020 ‧ 15 mins
7.2/10 ˇ IMDb
Fourteen-year-old Pari dreams about becoming a pilot, but faces family burdens and cultural barriers as plans are made for her marriage to a much-older man.
Initial release: March 8, 2020
Languages: English and Urdu
Distributed by: Netflix
In this silent short set in 1970s Pakistan, 14-year-old Pari longs to be a pilot, unaware that her father plans to marry her off to a much older man.
Sitara: Let Girls Dream (Urdu: ستارہ: لڑکیوں کو خواب دیکھنے دو) is a 2020 Pakistani computer animated short film directed and written by Sharmeen ...
Country: Pakistan
Release date: 8 March 2020
Rating (665)
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