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Saving Face (2012) - Plot Summary Poster

(2012)

Plot Summary

  • Every year hundreds of people -- mostly women -- are attacked with acid in Pakistan. SAVING FACE follows several of these survivors, their fight for justice, and a Pakistani plastic surgeon who has returned to his homeland to help them restore their faces and their lives.

    - Written by Anonymous
  • Every year in Pakistan, many people - the majority of them women - are known to be victimized by brutal acid attacks, while numerous other cases go unreported. With little or no access to reconstructive surgery, survivors are physically and emotionally scarred. Many reported assailants, often a husband or someone else known by the victim, receive minimal if any punishment from the state.

    - Written by Jwelch5742
  • Plastic surgeon Dr. Mohammad Jawad returns to his native Pakistan to help those left horribly scarred by acid attacks.

    - Written by Jwelch5742

Synopsis

This Academy Award-winning short documentary examines the issue of acid violence in Pakistan and the efforts of plastic surgeon Dr...

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