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  1. Iram haq 5 sittende hvit skjorte (1)

    How a Girl’s Nightmare Became a Film Career

    She couldn’t go home again. That’s because Pakistan was foreign to the 14-year-old Norway-raised Iram Haq. Haq’s parents wanted to shield her from boys and other temptations, so they shipped her to her aunt in Islamabad. Now Haq is sharing a fictionalized version of her story in What Will People Say, which Norway submitted for a consideration in the Academy Awards’ best foreign language film category. Haq, who reconciled with her father before he died, says her inner teenager has found peace.

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