A Marriage

(A Manželství)

A Marriage

A longitudinal documentary tracking Zdenka and her Pakistani partner Tabish, who met playing the computer game Farmville and for 5 years lived their relationship chiefly online.

Zdenka, a wheelchair user since a severe car accident when she was 23, lives in Aš. Her strong will has let her to return to daily life. Tabish is from Karachi, where he’s an IT expert in a government office. Their online encounters gradually grow into love and a relationship that is at first played out over the internet. When Zdenka refuses to move to Pakistan because of her disability, the couple has no other option but to see each other only once a year during a shared holiday in Sri Lanka, finally getting married there. But immigrating to Czechia is almost impossible for Tabish. Will the couple ever be able to be together physically?

About the film

Director: Kateřina Hager, Asad Faruqi
Czech Republic, USA
2021 | 74 min.

Language: Czech, English, Urdu

Subtitles: Czech, English
In the case of outdoor screenings, the films are shown only with Czech subtitles.

European premiere

Director

Kateřina Hager

Filmography
2020 - A Marriage
2017 - Children Online
2013 - Children of Flamenco

Kateřina Hager

Asad Faruqi

Filmography
2020 - A Marriage
2017 - Armed with Faith (co-directed by Geeta Gandbhir)

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