Polite Society12A

Directed by Nida Manzoor | UK | 2023 | 1h 44m | Starring Priya Kansara, Ritu Arya, Renu Brindle, Seraphina Beh, Ella Bruccoleri

A schoolgirl, who dreams of becoming a Hollywood stuntwoman, launches a desperate mission to save her older sister from the impending doom of an unhappy marriage. With the help of her friends, she plans an ambitious wedding day heist in the name of sisterhood. A wise-cracking, action-packed comedy written and directed by Nida Manzoor, creator of the BAFTA-winning TV series We Are Lady Parts.

Reviews

‘It’s Kill Bill meets Sense and Sensibility.’
★★★★
Tom Shone, The Sunday Times

‘South Asian Scott Pilgrim energy that is heaps of fun.’
★★★★
Fatima Sheriff, Little White Lies

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