Honour (2014)

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Critic Consensus: Shan Khan directs with authority and style, but Honour wastes its impactful premise on a formulaic, intermittently effective thriller.


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An urban thriller set in West London starring Paddy Considine (The World's End, In America) and rising star Aiysha Hart (Atlantis). Mona is a young British Muslim girl on the on the run from her family after they find out about her plans to run away with her Punjabi boyfriend. In a desperate bid to save face and their family honor; her mother and older brother enlist the help of a bounty hunter to track her down. (c) 108 Media

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: Shan Khan
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 16, 2014
Runtime:
108 Media - Official Site

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All Critics (23) | Top Critics (5)

British director Shan Khan debuts with an exploitative but absorbing thriller on the topical subject of Muslim honor killing.

Full Review… | July 11, 2014
Variety
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Mr. Khan displays a strong visual sense that makes pivotal scenes pop.

Full Review… | July 10, 2014
New York Times
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A partially successful hybrid of social-realist drama and escapist revenge thriller.

Full Review… | July 10, 2014
Hollywood Reporter
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Aiysha Hart delivers a mesmerizing performance as a beautiful Pakistani immigrant raised in England who disgraces her family by planning an elopement with a handsome preppie Punjabi boy.

Full Review… | July 10, 2014
New York Observer
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Khan's orchestration of suspense impresses; he proves especially skilled at dropping well-timed close-ups on objects that immediately add conflict to a situation ...

Full Review… | July 9, 2014
Village Voice
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Confused plot, accents difficult to understand.

Full Review… | July 26, 2014
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