LAHORE (Imran Raj) – Internationally acclaimed Pakistani film ‘Waiting’ is finally releasing in theaters on August 19.
Produced and directed by veteran actress Sakina Samo, ‘Waiting’ has already received critical acclaim during screenings at various film festivals including Harlem International Film Festival, Anatolia International Film Festival and Mosaic International South Asian Film Festival MISAFF.
It is a film about time, loss and growth. This is the story of a family in waiting. As we watch this family we see the cruelty of aging on parents. Disease and weakness, loneliness, depression of children and the fear of death, are ever approaching. However, even in this depression they find reasons to live.
The star cast of ‘Waiting’ includes veteran actress Samina Ahmed, Khalid Ahmed, Kaif Ghaznavi, Adnan Jaffer and young actor Raza Ali Abid. Khalid Ahmed won the Best Actor Award for his portrayal of the father at the Harlem International Film Festival.
Expressing her views on the film, Sakina Samo said: “My aim has always been to create meaningful, impactful work and I try to do this by telling stories with authenticity, pathos and humor on the elements of our culture. The public eye. It’s social issues, people, places like this. can be something that I think the world deserves to see. This project has a unique perspective on family relationships and treatment of the elderly.”
The film is being released on the platform of Distribution Club and preparations in this regard have been completed.
Distribution Club Executive Director Sheikh Abid Rasheed said the story of the film covers the lives of family members and portrays the realities and situations of everyday life in an emotional manner.