Joyland (2022)

Joyland (2022)

2022 NR 127 Minutes

Drama | Romance

As a patriarchal family yearn for the birth of a baby boy to continue their family line, their youngest son secretly joins an erotic dance theatre and falls for a transgender starlet.

Overall Rating

8 / 10
Verdict: Good
  • WHAT I LIKED: Saim Sadiq's Joyland isn't just a seminal Pakistani film because it was the first from the country to be entered at Cannes and shortlisted at The Oscars. It's also because, revolving around a working-class family who live together in... Read the full review »