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After Love

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Aleem Khan / GB, 2020 / 89 min.

After Love, lauded internationally as ‘the best British film of 2021’, is an intriguing portrait of Mary Hussain, a woman in her early sixties. Following the death of her husband, ferry skipper Ahmed, she makes a startling discovery.

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A long time ago, Mary converted to Islam so she could marry the love of her life. For many years, she and ferry skipper Ahmed lead a contented life on the British coast – until he is struck down by a deadly heart attack.

This film will also be released in national cinemas by Eye Filmmuseum.

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Director

Aleem Khan

Production year

2020

Country

GB

Original title

After Love

Length

89 min.

Language

English, French, Arabic, Urdu

Subtitles

ENG or NLD

Format

DCP

Part of

Previously Unreleased

The films featured in Eye’s Previously Unreleased programme were screened at major national and international festivals, but were never released to Dutch cinemas. Every summer, Eye brings a choice of films previously selected for international festivals to Dutch film audiences to redress the balance.

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