UK distributor Studio Soho has debuted the new trailer for Saim Sadiq’s debut feature Joyland‘, the first film by a Pakistani director to win at the Cannes Film Festival 2022.

The feature follows a patriarchal family as they yearn for the birth of a baby boy to continue the family line, while their youngest son secretly joins an erotic dance theatre and falls for an ambitious trans starlet. Their impossible love story begins to illuminate the entire family’s desire for a sexual rebellion.

The film stars Ali Junejo, Alina Khan, Rasti Farooq, Sarwat Gilani, Sohail Sameer, Salman Peerzada, and Sania Saeed.

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The film will be released in UK cinemas on 24th February 2023.