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Joyland

Joyland

Cannes Film Festival

VERDICT: Winner of the Jury Prize in Un Certain Regard, Saim Sadiq's delicate first feature explores the destructive force of patriarchy in a Pakistani family and the fallout from a long-unemployed man's work at an erotic dance theatre.

Joyland has been much trumpeted as the first Pakistani feature to bow at the Cannes Film Festival,
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