If Joyland is playing in your local theater, go check it out. This award winning Pakistani feature, directed and co-penned by Saim Sadiq, is a compelling, uplifting, and ultimately uncompromising narrative. This was a 4:1 interview, so I placed timestamps so you can differentiate who said what.
The talented actors in Joyland interviewed with Sadiq are Alina Khan, Rasti Farooq, and Ali Junejo.
Joyland his New York's Film Forum on April 7, 2023 and rolls out the rest of the month. For a full theatrical schedule go here: https://joyland.oscilloscope.net/
(8:43) - Rasti Farooq on the acclaim Joyland has received.
(10:09) - Saim Sadiq on honesty and truth of Joyland.
(12:12) - Ali Junejo on the intensity of the story.
(14:23) - Rasti Farooq on her character Mumtaz
(16:22) - Alina Khan on tackling the role of Biba (translated by Saim Sadiq)
(21:12) - Saim Sadiq on the quality of Pakistani Cinema
(22:42) - Ali Junejo on if his family supported his acting journey
(24:10) - Rasti Farooq on her family support
(25:26) - Alina Khan on how her family relationship changed after the Joyland reception.
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