My Pure Land

The UK selection for the Academy Awards Best Foreign Language Film


A taut and exciting feature debut by the UK’s Sarmad Masud” Screen International

… reminiscent of Terrence Malick’s early work”


MY PURE LAND is a film based on a true story.

A young woman called Nazo and her mother and sister are called to defend their home after a bitter family feud leads to her father’s incarceration.

In their isolated farmhouse in Pakistan, the women find themselves surrounded by armed men hired by their uncle Mehrban to take back the land. When Nazo’s resistance leaves two of the men dead, an enraged Mehrban calls in a local ragtag militia - two hundred armed bandits.

But even with only a handful of bullets left, Nazo refuses to give in…


Suhaee Abro
Syed Tanveer Hussain
Eman Fatima
Razia Malik


Sarmad Masud (debut)


Bill Kenwright (Chéri, The Purifiers)

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