What Will People Say? (Hva vil folk si) Reviews

August 10, 2018
A real-life terror trip but with human ghouls and goblins.
August 2, 2018
The movie becomes something more than just another tale of cross-cultural, cross-generational misunderstanding: a harrowing drama of emotional abuse.
July 19, 2018
As the Norwegian snow gives way to sunbaked Pakistani desert on screen, you'll feel a tug between the awful and the artful
July 14, 2018
The quiet psychological terror and the simple, blunt manner in which it was shown stole my breath.
July 13, 2018
[A] relentlessly upsetting film.
Top Critic
July 12, 2018
A blistering drama about the kind of culture clash that can traumatize a young woman for life.
July 12, 2018
In a resolute acknowledgment of the oppression that too many young women face at home, the film portrays the family structure as the enforcing unit of feminine docility.
July 11, 2018
What Will People Say ultimately can't do much more than generate reflexive outrage.
September 25, 2017
They'll say this movie needs more nuance.
Top Critic
September 14, 2017
An ordeal is about all the movie offers.
September 12, 2017
The kinetically shot film brims with authenticity and immediacy and benefits from a deeply sympathetic turn from sublime discovery Maria Mozhdah as the lead.
September 11, 2017
[Maria] Mozhdah empathetically charts Nisha's despairing acquiescence and fitful rebellions, but it's Adil Hussain's work making her father not entirely unsympathetic that really stands out.