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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


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

    Jul 11, 2014 | Full Review…

    Guy Lodge

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  • Whatever impact the film gains from its startling subject is all but dissipated ...

    Jul 11, 2014 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
  • Mr. Khan displays a strong visual sense that makes pivotal scenes pop.

    Jul 10, 2014 | Full Review…
  • A partially successful hybrid of social-realist drama and escapist revenge thriller.

    Jul 10, 2014 | Full Review…
  • 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.

    Jul 10, 2014 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

    Rex Reed

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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 ...

    Jul 9, 2014 | Full Review…

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