Paper Thin


March 2006
by Azma Dar
Directed by Janet Steel

Mushtaq's student visa is about to run out but he's desperate to stay in London so he can support his family back home. Working two jobs back to back he saves enough money to pay Laila, who has a flourishing business in arranging marriages of convenience. But Mushtaq's dreams of a perfect life with a perfect wife are shattered by the reality of greed as Laila's cunning plans unfold…

Paper Thin takes fresh and unconventional look at the complexities of immigration and the lengths one man is prepared to go to fulfill his dreams.