2023 Florida Film Festival Audience Award for Best International Feature!
A merry mash up of sisterly affection, parental disappointment and bold action, POLITE SOCIETY follows martial artist-in-training Ria Khan who believes she must save her older sister Lena from her impending marriage. After enlisting the help of her friends, Ria attempts to pull off the most ambitious of all wedding heists in the name of independence and sisterhood.
2023, 103 minutes, Rated PG-13, Directed by Nida Manzoor
“A genre-mixing delight, made possible by Manzoor’s dedication to her characters, story, and wild premise.”– Nick Allen, ROGEREBERT.COM
“Manzoor operates a controlled chaos that blends the colour and splendour of Bollywood with sly British satire reminiscent of early Edgar Wright.”– Amber Wilkinson, EYE FOR FILM
“From the first blow to the last, ‘Polite Society’ is a charm offensive that simply doesn’t let up.”– Ross McIndoe, SLANT MAGAZINE
“A wildly imaginative and skillful depiction of punked-out teenage girl subversion...”– Amy Taubin, ARTFORUM
“A unique and energetic action comedy that’s an original, goofy, and quirky story of female empowerment and sisterhood.”– Louisa Moore, SCREEN ZEALOTS
“This is one of the most fun movies of 2023 so far.”– Ben Pearson, SLASHFILM