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Director: Phaim Bhuiya Run Time: 87 min. Release Year: 2019

Starring: Phaim Bhuiya

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In this winning semi-autobiographical romantic comedy, filmmaker Phaim Bhuiyan plays Phaim, an awkwardly charming 22-year-old Muslim musician of Bangladeshi origins. While living with his family in Rome’s diverse Torpignattara neighborhood, he falls for Asia, a spirited, impulsive Italian girl he meets at a gig. How can Phaim find a way to reconcile his desire for her with his religion’s prohibition against sex outside of marriage? Official Selection, 2019 Rotterdam and Chicago Film Festivals.

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