Wings Of Glass

SF Film

With her tight tops, miniskirts and tattoos 18 year old Sara is a typically rebellious Swedish teenager: headstrong, streetwise and more than able to hold her own against her dominating but anxious single father.But Sara is also Nazli, a second generation unemployed Iranian, and her father is Abbas, a loving but suffocating Iranian-born widower desperate to make sure Nazli receives some of the long-term security he feels the country has denied him.So when Nazli falls for Johan, a 20 year old Swedish biker, rejecting the film star good looks of Hamid, the violent cousin Abbas has set her up with, father and daughter find themselves confronting each other over what seems like an impassable, unbridgeable divide…but is it?This multi award winning feature by Reza Bagher, one of the most celebrated of Sweden’s new generation of ethnic directors, is a bittersweet but disturbing slice of life about the compromises we all have to make between our own desires and values and those of the people we love.

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Wings Of Glass

Title Wings Of Glass

Original title Vingar Av Glas

Director Reza Bagher

Country Sweden

Film status Completed

Original language Swedish

Cast Sara Sommerfeld, Alexander Skarsgård, Said Ovessi, Rafael Edholm

Script Reza Bagher

Producer Peter Kropénin

Production company Sonet Film AB

Release 2000 Oct, 27

Duration 105 min

With her tight tops, miniskirts and tattoos 18 year old Sara is a typically rebellious Swedish teenager: headstrong, streetwise and more than able to hold her own against her dominating but anxious single father.But Sara is also Nazli, a second generation unemployed Iranian, and her father is Abbas, a loving but suffocating Iranian-born widower desperate to make sure Nazli receives some of the long-term security he feels the country has denied him.So when Nazli falls for Johan, a 20 year old Swedish biker, rejecting the film star good looks of Hamid, the violent cousin Abbas has set her up with, father and daughter find themselves confronting each other over what seems like an impassable, unbridgeable divide…but is it?This multi award winning feature by Reza Bagher, one of the most celebrated of Sweden’s new generation of ethnic directors, is a bittersweet but disturbing slice of life about the compromises we all have to make between our own desires and values and those of the people we love. With her tight tops, miniskirts and tattoos 18 year old Sara is a typically rebellious Swedish teenager: headstrong, streetwise and more than able to hold her own against her dominating but anxious single father.But Sara is also Nazli, a second generation unemployed Iranian, and her father is Abbas, a loving but suffocating Iranian-born widower desperate to make sure Nazli receives some of the long-term security he feels the country has denied him.So when Nazli falls for Johan, a 20 year old Swedish biker, rejecting the film star good looks of Hamid, the violent cousin Abbas has set her up with, father and daughter find themselves confronting each other over what seems like an impassable, unbridgeable divide…but is it?This multi award winning feature by Reza Bagher, one of the most celebrated of Sweden’s new generation of ethnic directors, is a bittersweet but disturbing slice of life about the compromises we all have to make between our own desires and values and those of the people we love.

Title Wings Of Glass

Original title Vingar Av Glas

Director Reza Bagher

Country Sweden

Film status Completed

Original language Swedish

Cast Sara Sommerfeld, Alexander Skarsgård, Said Ovessi, Rafael Edholm

Script Reza Bagher

Producer Peter Kropénin

Production company Sonet Film AB

Release 2000 Oct, 27

Duration 105 min

Genre: Drama






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