Pardesi

Translation of title: The Stranger

Malayalam / 2007 / Color / Sound /

Release: 12.10.2007

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Production Companies
  • A & A Productions
Production Countries
  • India
A few words...The film tells the story of Valiyakathu Moosa, who stems from the Malabar region of Kerala and travels to a region in today's Pakistan before the partition in order to find a job. After the partition he is awarded the citizenship of Pakistan and has to apply for a visa to visit his family back in Kerala for a few days. He tries to stay in India, but after his visa is expired he is arrested by the Indian police and sent back to Pakistan. The films tells the story of Moosa in his thirties, sixties and eighties, when he finally tries to get an Indian citizenship, with the help of a lawyer.
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