Mohammed's Daughter
Film - Special Screening Filmfest 2013

Mohammed's Daughter

Directed by Suri Krishnamma


Director: Suri Krishnamma
Section: Special Screening
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Year: 1986
Language: english
Version: Original version
Cast: Belinda Blanchard, Saeed Jaffrey, Sandra Michaels, Omar Salimi, Rita Wolf

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Mohammed's Daughter

Saleem Mohammed, an elderly psychiatric patient residing in a south coast mental health facility, is partially paralysed and unable or unwilling to speak. Kamala arrives and he begins to respond, encouraged by her gentle reassurance and what he perceives as their common cultural identity. Exploring aspects of the Asian experience in Britain, Mohammed’s Daughter’ tells a gentle, tragic tale of cultural ignorance and miscommunication.

Duration: 34 Min.

Meet the director

Suri Krishnamma


Director of Photography: Tim Normington