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Zero Bridge -- A truly independent film of integrity and offhand grace, ZERO BRIDGE tells the deeply affecting tale of a student and small-time criminal in Kashmir who develops a crush on an older, college educated woman.
Zero Bridge -- In occupied Kashmir, where every day is another lesson in survival, a teenage petty criminal's last chance at escape is threatened when he faces a moral crisis over his last victim.


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16 February 2011 (USA) See more »
In occupied Kashmir, where every day is another lesson in survival, a teenage petty criminal's last chance at escape is threatened when he faces a moral crisis over his last victim.
A chance encounter between a teen pickpocket and one of his victims changes his plans to escape his dreary life. | Add synopsis »
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DVD Release: Zero Bridge
 (From Disc Dish. 29 May 2012, 7:19 AM, PDT)

“Putty Hill,” “Zero Bridge” Open In NYC
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Film: Movie Review: Zero Bridge
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  (in credits order)
Mohamad Imran Tapa ... Dilawar
Taniya Khan ... Bani
Ali Mohammad Dar ... Uncle Ali
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fahad Banday ... Cricket Boy
Sebastjan Bergman ... Tourist
Bilal Bhat ... Cricket Boy
Owaise Qayoom Bhat ... Zahoor
Umar Rashid Dar ... Shipping Customer
Towfig Ahmed Gojri ... Cricket Boy
Musharraf Khan ... Shipping Customer
Afrooza Langoo ... Sister Afrooza
Hilal Ahmed Langoo ... Passport Office Clerk
Shaheena Langoo ... Sister Shaheena
Michael McLughan ... Tourist
Shah Nawaz ... Zero Bridge Police
Niyaz Ah. Patloo ... The Musician
Burhan Qadfir ... Processing Officer
Sultan ... Passport Dealer Bodyguard
Khurshid Ahmad Tarbaji ... Bani's Uncle
Tawfil ... Jewelry Shop Owner
Tiger ... Passport Dealer
Mohsin Maqbool Zargar ... Motorcycle Thief
Muhammad Zulqarnain Zulfi ... Zero Bridge Police

Directed by
Tariq Tapa 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Tariq Tapa  screenwriter

Produced by
Ed Branstetter .... executive producer
Tyler Brodie .... executive producer
Hunter Gray .... executive producer
Josée Lajoie .... producer
Hilal Ahmed Langoo .... producer
Paul Mezey .... executive producer (as Paul S. Mezey)
Calvin N. Preece .... executive producer
Tariq Tapa .... producer
Film Editing by
Josée Lajoie 
Tariq Tapa 
Production Management
Phaedon A. Papadopoulos .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Hilal Ahmed Langoo .... assistant director
Sound Department
Ben Huff .... sound editor
Ben Huff .... sound re-recording mixer
Craig Smith .... sound mix supervisor
Editorial Department
Doug Fox .... digital intermediate producer
Leandro Marini .... digital intermediate colorist
Toby Martisius .... on-line editor
Mary Liz Thomson .... digital intermediate coordinator
Music Department
Niyaz Ah. Patloo .... Harmonium & Vocals
Other crew
Owaise Bhat .... production assistant
Jim Dobson .... publicist
Shaheena Langoo .... production assistant
Niyaz Ah. Patloo .... production assistant
'Johnny' Basharat Tapa .... production assistant
Amir Tapa .... production assistant
Asif Tapa .... production assistant
Nabi Tapa .... production assistant

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India:96 min
Aspect Ratio:
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A brilliantly crafted story., 4 February 2013

I was a bit skeptical about this film as I had never seen a movie entirely shot in Kashmir.Although I am a Kashmiri I never liked the kind of films which are made by Bollywood in Kashmir as they always try to show things which don't exist in reality and never try to be honest.They always try to twist the truth for their own benefit.But after watching Zero Bridge I was astonished and I really liked the movie for portraying a closer to reality version of Kashmir.The shots taken at Dal Lake portray the beauty of Kashmir in a really delightful manner.The story was simple and the performances were excellent.I have given it 9/10 for being an excellent Kashmiri film.

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