“I’m Interested in People, Families & Emotions”: An Interview With Iram Haq, Director of WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY

After establishing herself as an actress in Norwegian films depicting cliched or stereotypical Pakistani people, Norwegian director Iram Haq has now broken through as one of the country’s top directors, depicting stories about those who are stuck between two cultures, and how they manage love, their Scandinavian identity, and their foreign background. Haq’s latest film, What Will People Say, is based on a traumatic experience in her childhood, and we sat down with her to talk about how the film changed . . .

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Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.