Only Love Matters (12A)

Only Love Matters (12A)

Date/Time
Friday 28 June 2024
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Ashburton Arts Centre

Categories
Film


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A heartwarming historical romantic drama feature ONLY LOVE MATTERS, is the first film in cinema history to have lead intersex characters set in Britain, and had its UK premiere on 27th October 2023 in prestigious BFI Southbank London.

This film narrates the story of a young woman whose romantic life is disrupted when she discovers a book detailing the life of its intersex author. The book serves as a catalyst for her to confront her own history. The plot also explores the experiences of an intersex mother who sacrifices for her adopted daughter and advocates for the rights of intersex individuals. Her life is a testament to overcoming adversity, transitioning from a challenging upbringing in a small village to achieving significant success. Throughout her journey, themes of love, friendship, and humor play a vital role. The narrative intertwines the lives of two women from different generations, underscoring the enduring importance of love.

Only Love Matters is a family romantic drama movie set in England. This film is inspired by one of Kamran’s critically and commercially successful television film Murad (Desire), which dealt with the motherhood of an intersex, won Best Director and Best Telefilm Awards at the Indus Telefilm Festival, 2003; also, a Special Award for Acting in the First Indus Drama Awards 2005.

FOLLOWED BY A Q&A WITH THE DIRECTOR

“Only Love Matters sets a a new milestone for intersex representation.”  Daily Telegraph

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