In Pakistan during the late 1970s, widowed Ayesha lives with her beloved son, Saleem. Saleem is a content but slightly bored teenage boy, until two radical Muslims move into his village. Like the rest of the villagers, at first Saleem keeps a distance - and a sense of humor - between himself and the fundamentalists. But over time the radicals begin to win him over, turning the teenager into someone completely unrecognizable to his devastated mother.
|Original Title||Silent Waters - Khamosh Pani|
|German Title||Ayeshas Schweigen - Ewig fremd|
|French Title||Silent Waters|
|Other Titles||Silent Waters|
|Directed by||Sabiha Sumar|
|Language||Panjabi/d + f|
Goldener Leopard Filmfestival Locarno
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