Izzat (honor), the concept of honor in North India and Pakistan
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emil Marwa ...
Wasim
Khawar Gomi Sadiq ...
Munawar (as Khawar Sadiq)
Assad Siddique ...
Riaz
Daud Mirza ...
Saddiq
Jan Sælid ...
Kula
Harald Lönnbro ...
Svensken
Leon Bashir ...
Hamza
Bente Wethal ...
Robina
Sudhir Kumar Kohli ...
Pappa Mohammed
Abubakar Hussain ...
Amiir
Bibi Razia ...
Mamma Khaldia
Habib Ur-Rahman Manzoor ...
Wasim som liten
M. Rehman Ahmed ...
Riaz som liten
Nohman Janjua ...
Munawar som liten
Elyas Mohammed ...
Khalid
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The three young immigrant boys Wasim, Riaz and Munawar are growing up in the east end of Oslo, Norway. They find school extremely boring and become attracted to the hard boiled gang East Side Crew, which is run by the brothers Sadiq and Khalid. Petty theft soon develops in to drug dealing, violence and murder. Written by HardHouseClubber

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Life's a matter of honor

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7 October 2005 (Norway)  »

Also Known As:

Alvilági becsület  »

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NOK 16,900,000 (estimated)
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IZZAT - Life is a matter of honor
8 March 2006 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

Izzat is a realistic portrait of the gang culture among immigrant children in Oslo in the 80-90's. The movie portraits the destiny of Wasim, Riaz and Munawar, three young boys growing up in Oslo's east side at the time. They find school hopeless and boring when they get drawn to the environment in East Side Crew -a gang ruled by the hardboiled brothers Sadiq and Khalid. It starts with petty theft, but soon develop into drug dealing, abuse and murder. The scriptwriters, both immigrants, grew up in Oslo east and observed the environment at close range and the director capture the story in an raw way. The movie also explains the big gap between cultures and why the gang environment could flourish the way it did. Izzat became a big hit in the movies and have been praised among the audience and critics.


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