After Love (12)

Directors Aleem Khan. Drama


Married young and converted to Islam, Mary Hussain lives quietly in Dover with her husband Ahmed. Following his unexpected death, she suddenly finds herself a widow. After the burial, she discovers that Ahmed had a secret life just 21 miles away, across the Channel in Calais. The shocking discovery compels her to go there to find out more, and as she grapples with her shattered sense of identity, her search for understanding has surprising consequenses. "Scanlan offers a masterclass in drama" Mark Kermode

Starring Joanna Scalan, Nathalie Richard, Talid Ariss, Nasser Memarzia


Flicks Advisor (comments from our film promoters)

Outstanding performance by Joanna Scanlan.

Excellent film, but quite intense throughout. Very thought provoking. Can see why it got so many Bafta nominations