This ambitious London-set feature debut from UK writer-director Nida Manzoor successfully weaves together coming-of-age drama, Bollywood film and martial arts epic. As audacious as it is refreshing, Polite Society fires on all cylinders as it enthrallingly captures the frenetic energy of youth. Co-produced by the UK’s prolific Working Title Films.
Ria Khan (Priya Kansara), a martial artist-in-training, believes she must save her older sister Lena (Ritu Arya) from her impending marriage. Recruiting her friends to help, Ria attempts to execute an ambitious and show-stopping wedding heist in the name of both independence and sisterhood.