119 mins | family / drama | Released in Pakistan on 14 August 2015
Language - Urdu, Pashto with English Subtitles
When his wife dies unexpectedly, Wahid, a poor train station master of a small, remote town in Pakistan, must come to terms not only with her death and his own childhood personal demons, but also his complicity in the events that led up to it. He must choose between facilitating a web of corruption involving his own elder brother that might provide him a more comfortable life but which threatens to destroy his beloved railways and morals on the one hand, and saving his estranged son caught in a similar conflict for a better life in the big city on the other. Set against the backdrop of the deliberately engineered decline of the railways system in Pakistan, ‘Moor’ is a story about the meaning of loyalty – to one’s land, one’s family and one’s principles.
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Watching Star Wars in 1977, Jami knew he was hooked to the magic of cinema. He went on to study film from Art Centre, College of Design, Pasadena, USA, and in 1998 returned to his hometown, Karachi and formed his production company - AzadFilm (Azadfilm means free cinema).
Jami’s directorial debut “Pal do Pal” changed the landscape for music videos in Pakistan. Since then he has done numerous award winning, critically acclaimed videos for pop bands and singers including Strings, Atif Aslam, Ali Zafar, Fusion - Shafqat Amanat Ali, Ali Azmat and Hadiqa Kiyani.Jami ventured into feature films in 2005. His drive and passion for cinema led him to build a motion picture gear company and production house, in a country, which is still in its infancy stage in cinema. He has worked over a decade towards building a professional standard industry; working to get professional equipment, meeting International standards and building a team of professionals who understand cinema.Since then he has worked on numerous feature film projects in various capacities. - Moor (Producer, Director and Writer), ZindaBhaag (Associate Producer)- Downward Dog (Producer and Director) – O21 (Director and CoProducer). Jami has always been outspoken against the unethical and corrupt methods that seep into the industry. A strong portfolio spanning into many styles, genres and techniques - Jami is a believer in purity and simplicity. His films are a reflection of his personality – sensitive, clear, cutting edge, experimental, creative and soulful – elevating reality to art.
October 2015 - busan film festival ( Korea )
IFFI - Goa ( india ) 2015 November - world cinema
IFFK - ( Kerala - india ) 2015 December - world cinema
Palm spring film festival - international competition ( January 2016 ) usa
CAST & CREW
azadfilm company & Mandviwalla Entertainment present
In Association with IDSP & SHARP IMAGE
Sound Designer KASHIF EJAZ
Casting SAIMA GHAZZANFAR
Associate Director FAIBO BORHANZ
Lyrics ANWAR MAQSOOD
Director of Photography FARHAN HAFEEZ
Editor RIZWAN A.Q (Sharp Image)
Co-Editor SOURATH BEHAN
Associate Producers INAM KHAN, AHSAN QURESHI, REHAN NOORANI, CAROL ANN NORONHA
Additional Dialogues IRFAN KHAN
Line Producer FAIZ MOHAMMAD ZARDARI
Production Designer TAHIR MAHMOOD, NAMSA ABBASI
Story JAMI NAZIRA ALI, EMAN SYED, RIAZ UR REHMAN, SAGHAR
Executive Producer QURUTULAIN BAKHTEARI, TAHIR MOOSA, AMYN FAOORQUI
Produced by NAZIRA ALI
Produced by NADEEM H. MANDVIWALLA
Produced & Directed by JAMI
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