Finding Fatimah

Finding Fatimah
  • 2017
  • UK
  • 1h 39min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Oz Arshad
  • Cast: Danny Ashok, Asmara Gabrielle, Nina Wadia
  • UK release: 21 April 2017

Shahid (Ashok) is looking for love when he meets Fatimah (Gabrielle) a doctor with her own anger issues. Any hope of a British-Asian version of You’ve Got Mail is scuppered by unpleasantly exaggerated characters and overly broad humour. Ashok and Gabrielle do their best, but the glimpses of heart and wit are buried under a caricature-ridden script.

Read review or watch trailer

Performance times

This film is not currently showing in cinemas.

Reviews & features

Finding Fatimah

17 Apr 20172 stars

This Muslim rom-com is a squandered opportunity sunk by broad humour and caricatures

First-time filmmaker Oz Arshad's Manchester-set romantic comedy tells the story of a young Muslim divorcee searching for a bride on a dating website. The premise is promising but any hope for a British-Asian version of You've Got Mail speedily dwindles…

Finding Fatimah Trailer

Tell us more about this listing.