Filmmaker Saim Sadiq's feature debut Joyland premiered at Cannes' Un Certain Regard making it the first Pakistani film to be selected in Cannes. Sadiq spoke to Anupama Chopra about the film being 'a call for empathy', when it will reach a wider audience and what his plans are next.
#SaimSadiq #Joyland #Cannes2022
Edited by: Rahul Krishnan
Lead Producer: Tanvi Ajinkya
Creative Producer: Akshita Wadhwana
DOP: Aashray Rao
Sound Recordist: Kopal Joshy
Hair & Makeup: Sakshi Chandwaney
Offline Producer: Sneha Menon Desai
Offline Asst. Producer: Ayush Gupta
Have you subscribed to Film Companion yet? Join us here –
The Film Companion is a web channel intended to promote Indian cinema through films review, interviews, discussions, video essays and analytical compilations. It is intended primarily for the purpose of encouraging informed discussions, criticism and review of cinema and towards such purpose the programs use short extracts of cinematograph films, sounds recording and photographic works. These clips and extracts are of a minimal nature and the use is not intended to interfere in any manner with their commercial exploitation of the complete work by the owners of the copyright. The use of works are in compliance with the fair dealing exception provided under Sec. 52 of the Copyright Act, and we assert our use of the works under the exception provided for criticism and review.